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Type Brigade №38

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Kenneth O.


Type Brigade is Vancouver’s typography speaker series. On September 5, we’re very excited to welcome Phoebe Glasfurd and Tom Froese!

• Doors: 6:30PM

• Talks begin: 7:00PM

• No admittance during talks

Phoebe Glasfurd

Phoebe Glasfurd is the co-founder and Creative Director of Glasfurd & Walker, a creative studio specialising in ideation, graphic design and artistic direction. Phoebe started her award-winning career in Sydney, focusing on print and broadcast design and branding for clients across Australia, New Zealand, Asia and the US.

In 2007, Phoebe moved to Canada, establishing Glasfurd & Walker in Vancouver, BC. Their work will be very familiar to Type Brigade attendees: Bao Bei, Ask for Luigi, The Juice Truck, Meat & Break, Right or Shine—to name a few. We’re very excited to welcome Phoebe Glasfurd to Type Brigade to speak about her work.

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Tom Froese

Tom Froese is a commercial artist. His work can be seen in numerous publications including Monocle, Harvard Business Review, and GQ France. Tom will speak about his work, how type and lettering factors into his illustrations, and his specialty: Canadiana and Canadian design.

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About Type Brigade

Type Brigade ( is Vancouver’s typography and type design speaker series. Every other month, we host talks with local designers, developers, artists, and type enthusiasts in the city. We also arrange special events and workshops with type designers and letterers from all over the world, including Martin Jackson, Roxane Gataud, Lost Type, Commercial Type, and more.

Custom numeral

We signify each Type Brigade with a new set of custom numerals which will be revealed soon!


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We still have a sponsorship slots available for this event, and some other upcoming opportunities. If you or your company might be interested, send me an email at or find out more at

Additional information

We will 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 this, please contact Kenneth (

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 (

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.

Accessibility information

As an organisation, we are working to improve our accessibility considerations and documentation. The venue is on the 4th floor, and can be accessed with ramps and elevators. If you need additional details about parking, etc. please get in touch with me:

If there are other accessibility-related considerations (ex. sign language interpretation, captioning, etc.) we can arrange to make this event worthwhile for you, please contact

Other questions

If you have questions about the event, you can always contact or .

Follow us

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

See you at the event!
Suite #400 - 401 W. Georgia St. · Vancouver, BC
How to find us

Someone will be waiting in the lobby of the building before the talks, and between talks, to let you take the elevator to the 4th floor.

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