Type Brigade №23 × The Pop-Up Museum of Typography

Type Brigade
Type Brigade
Public group

Emily Carr University

1399 Johnston Street · Vancouver, BC

How to find us

Emily Carr University is on Granville Island. We’ll be in the Concourse Gallery, straight ahead as you enter the North Building.

Location image of event venue


Type Brigade is Vancouver’s typography and type design meetup. We’re excited to announced that Type Brigade №23 is on December 2nd. Our last meetup of the year will be a special collaboration with Emily Carr University’s annual type exhibition, The Pop-Up Museum of Typography.

The Fourth Annual Pop-Up Museum of Typography is a one-of-a-kind, one-night only instant museum, loaded with fun-filled and educational, interactive typographic exhibits.

Please note we’ll be at Emily Carr University on Granville Island rather than our usual location.

Type Brigade hosts two presentations every other month: one on typography, and one on type design.

• Doors: 6:30PM
• Talks begin: 7:00PM
• No admittance during talks

Peter Cocking – Introducing the The Pop-Up Museum of Typography

Peter Cocking is one of Canada’s most celebrated book designers. He’s spoken on typography and design across the US & Canada, from Pecha Kucha Vancouver to the Type Directors Club in New York. Our first talk of the evening will see him introduce and explore the typographic thinking behind the exhibition.

Yngrid Chacon, Jayde Chang, Michelle Clement, Quinci Cohen, Chelsey Doyle, Serene Giles, Dol C Imnamkhao, Victoria Lee, Cheryl Li, Hank Lin, Samantha Morales, Sean Ostashek, Sheri Poetker, Daniel Telado, Victoria Simansjah, Milène Vallin, Natalie Worth – Lightning Talks

In place of a second talk, we’ll have many. The Advanced Typography class will each give a two-minute lightning talks on a variety of typography work they’ve completed this semester. You’ll be able to tour the exhibition before we start and after the talks.

Custom Numerals

We signify each Type Brigade with a new set of custom numerals by our resident letterers Riley Cran (https://twitter.com/rileycran) and Andrea Husky (http://instagram.com/andreahusky). Leading up to the event, we’ll reveal the new №23.


This edition of Type Brigade is sponsored by Chloi Inc, (http://chloi.io) Mobify (http://mobify.com), Port Paper Co, (http://www.portpaperco.com/) and Emily Carr University (http://ecuad.ca/).

Chloi helps make Type Brigade possible by sponsoring overhead for the events. If your team needs expertise on building mobile and web applications with reduced development risks, contact us (http://chloi.io/contact).

Emily Carr University of Art + Design is providing the space for this event.

Our friends at Port Paper Co. are sponsoring this event’s print. They are a impressive, custom letterpress studio and producer of fine paper goods. Print like it's 1450 all over again! (http://www.portpaperco.com/)

If you or your company is interested in working with us in the future, send me an email at [masked] .

Additional information

We’re hoping to arrange soda and beer for the meetup, making it 19+ with minors not permitted. Contact me if you have questions about this, we will make arrangements for you as long as you let me know in advance ([masked]).

After the talks, we’ll continue our conversations at Cats Social House (http://catssocialhouse.com/?page_id=6). We’d love for you to join us!

Code of Conduct

Type Brigade strives to create a welcoming, safe, professional environment at our meetups. We commit to this through our attendee, organiser, and speaker Code of Conduct (http://typebrigade.com/code-of-conduct).

Follow us

Make sure you follow @typebrigade on Twitter (http://twitter.com/typebrigade), and mention us if you have any questions.

See you at the event!