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In February we launched a series of events for designers to bring back the variety in design & typography and to secure the upcoming digital industries from the visual sameness.
The first edition “Embrace variety” went out as Dribbble Berlin meetup, where we announced that
...next event would happen in mid May
...with a topic around typography and
....that the series of events will continue as DWeb.Design.
18:00 - intro “Hey, it's a blockchain! Why we talk typography?”
18:20 - opening keynote by Hugo Göldner "Radical Simplicity"
18:50 - Frank Rausch “Interactive Text”
19:20 - Bernd Volmer “Variable” fonts and identities with the limited browser"
19:50 - Yulia Popova “Women in Typography” book pre-launch introduction
20:20 - closing keynote by Jürgen Siebert "Helvetica Now: Rethink the world’s most famous typeface"
🔥Event heroes 🔥
… shapes culture and attitude of organizations and translates into brand and digital experiences. He is a founder, management partner and a creative director of a digital design studio CDLX/Codeluxe (https://cdlx.de/). Among teaching »Complex Design« at Burg Giebichenstein Kunsthochschule Halle, Hugo is a part of several design juries and also a member of DDC Deutscher Designer Club. For his (mostly type focused) work he received several national and international awards.
More about Hugo:
.. is a user interface designer, app developer, and typographer. He is co-founder and managing partner at Raureif, an award-winning interaction design consultancy based in Berlin. In his work, Frank Rausch explores how technology and code can shape high-quality digital reading experiences. He teaches app design and typography at design schools in Austria, Denmark, Germany, and Switzerland.
More about Frank:
one of videos: https://www.typotalks.com/videos/the-new-typography/
... is a Type Designer who currently works as Font Engineer for HvD Fonts in Berlin. Together with Olli Meier he designed the identity for TypoLabs Conference 2018, which has been recognized with the Red Dot Design Award. It was the first visual identity that made an extensive use of variable fonts on the web and in print.
More about Bernd:
What to expect? ⟶ https://www.instagram.com/berndvolmer
…is a graphic designer and researcher specializing in printed matter and typography. Yulia worked in the field of branding and web design in Russia and Germany for several years. Recently, she graduated with distinction from the MA program in Visual Communication in Art Academy Weißensee, Germany and is currently working as a graphic designer at Pentagram in Berlin.
More about Yulia:
teaser of the talk: http://yulia-popova.com/women-in-type
Jürgen Siebert …
… is dedicated to graphic design, typography, technology & culture, and how it all fits together. Director Marketing at Monotype in Berlin, Host of Brand Talks by Monotype; CEO FontShop (2001–2014), TYPO Conference Director (1996–2018), Fontblogger, Founder Member of FontFont Typeboard, Editor FontBook, Co-founder of PAGE magazine; Host of CreativeMornings Berlin since 2011.
More about Jürgen:
one of interviews: https://orbanism.com/blog/interviewreihe-menschenvernetzer/2018/juergen-siebert-monotype-die-vorteile-persoenlicher-begegnungen-sind-unbezahlbar/
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