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Type Brigade №27

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Kenneth O.


Type Brigade is Vancouver’s typography and type design meetup. We’re excited to announced that Type Brigade №27 is on October 27th, featuring two talented designers we’re lucky have both re-located to Vancouver: Guillermina Noël and Quinn Keaveney.

• Doors: 6:30PM

• Talks begin: 7:00PM

• No admittance during talks

Quinn Keaveney

Quinn Keaveney ( is a type designer and developer based in Vancouver, via Chicago. He runs the studio Quite Type (, which develops web apps, typefaces, and even strange zine-ee LP covers with clients like Disney and Webtype. Quinn’s work has been recognised by AIGA Chicago, Print Magazine, and the Type Directors Club. His display typeface Finkl ( allows over 20 styles to be layered in different combinations. At Type Brigade №27, he’ll go in-depth on a recent type specimen project he completed.

Guillermina Noël

Guille Noël ( holds a PhD in Design Sciences from the University IUAV of Venice, Italy, and a Master of Design from the University of Alberta, Canada. She has worked on the design of materials for people with severe speech and reading impairments, interacting with neurologists, educational psychologists, and speech therapists, emphasising the importance of user-centred design and design for users with special needs. Since 2003 her practice Frascara-Noel ( focuses on health related design issues. She is now an Adjunct Researcher at the Health Design Lab at Emily Carr University.

Custom Numerals

We signify each Type Brigade with a new set of custom-lettered numerals. Our “27” numerals were designed specifically for this event. They’re the ribbon to wrap up the projects we’ll learn about at this event.


Type Brigade is sponsored by Mobify, Microsoft, and Port Paper Co. (

Microsoft ( are kindly sponsoring Type Brigade. We’re excited they’re helping to promote design-related here in Vancouver!

Mobify ( are sharing their headquarters with us, thank you to them for letting us hold Type Brigade there.

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! (

If you or your company is interested in sponsoring drinks at this meetup, or being part of a future event, send me an email at .

Additional information

We’ll be photographing and filming the meetup. The photos and video clips may be published on the Type Brigade websites or circulated to promote future meetups. If you have questions or concerns about that, please contact Kenneth at .

Beer is available at the event, making it 19+ with minors not permitted. Soda is also available. If you are under 19 and hoping to attend, or have any questions about this, please contact Kenneth as early as possible and we are happy to make arrangements: .

After the talks, we’ll walk to a nearby venue for food and drinks, and to continue our conversations. We’d love for you to join us!

Code of Conduct

Type Brigade is a professional event with no tolerance for harassment. We strive to create a welcoming, safe environment to learn, for people of all backgrounds, and we’re committed to enforcing this through our attendee, organiser, speaker, and sponsor Code of Conduct (

Follow us

Make sure you follow @typebrigade on Twitter (, and mention us if you have any questions.

See you at the event!
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#300 - 948 Homer St · Vancouver, BC
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