Type Brigade is Vancouver’s typography and type design meetup. We’re excited to announced that Type Brigade №33 is on December 6th. Our last meetup of the year will be our third annual collaboration with The Pop-Up Museum of Typography at Emily Carr University.
The Pop-Up Museum of Typography is a one-of-a-kind installation, loaded with fun-filled, educational, interactive typographic exhibits. It will be at the Emily Carr University Concourse Gallery from December 6th through 9th, but you’ll want to be there opening night for Type Brigade.
You’ll be able to come check out the exhibition before and after the talks, which will start at 7:00.
• Doors: 6:30PM
• Talks begin: 7:00PM
• View the exhibition afterwards
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 the typographic thinking behind the exhibition.
Suzanna Che, Jaylen Fast, Adrian Ho, Toshie Kaligis, Myung Jin Kong, Michael Lau & Sangdo Lee, Delaney Lee, Sebastian Rozo Leyva, Tracy Ly, Tiffany Peng & Prateeba Perumal, Ying Tang, Tina Yan, Daniel Yen, Alick Yeung, Katrina Yu, Scott Zhao – Lightning Talks
The designers exhibiting in the Pop Up Museum of Typography will each give a two minute lightning talk about their typographic work.You’ll be able to tour the exhibition before and after the talks.
Above, Natalie Worth’s The Natural History of Typography in last year’s exhibition, photo by Greystone Books (https://www.instagram.com/p/wIYp1bp1tu/?tagged=typebrigade).
Anatomy of Letters by Chelsey Doyle (https://twitter.com/creativesplus), from Type Brigade №23 × Pop-Up Museum of Type, which you can currently see in Applied Arts magazine.
We signify each Type Brigade with a new set of custom numerals and sometimes even a free printed giveaway. Leading up to the event, we’ll reveal the new №33.
This edition of Type Brigade is sponsored by Emily Carr University (http://ecuad.ca/).
Emily Carr University of Art + Design is providing the space for this event.
If you or your company is interested in working with us in the future, send me an email at [masked] .
After the talks, we’ll continue our conversations while looking around the exhibition. Some of us may get together for a drink 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).
Make sure you follow @typebrigade on Twitter (http://twitter.com/typebrigade), and mention us if you have any questions.
See you at the event!