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Type Brigade №40 × The Pop-Up Museum of Typography

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Type Brigade №40 × The Pop-Up Museum of Typography


Type Brigade is Vancouver’s typography meetup. Type Brigade №40 is on December 5th—join us for our annual collaboration with The Pop-Up Museum of Typography at Emily Carr University’s new campus!

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 new Emily Carr University from December 6th through 9th, but you’ll want to be there opening night for Type Brigade.

The Pop-Up Museum of Typography is an annual installation of typographic exhibits, containing a wide array of exciting and highly-interactive displays covering the vast world of type. Created by the fourth-year students in Peter Cocking’s Advanced Typography class, the museum runs for just a few days each December at Emily Carr University of Art + Design. Join us on opening night for a series of talks lightning talks with Peter Cocking and the students, and be the first to see the exhibition.

• 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.

Samuel Sum, Siqi Li, Eve Jiaying Zhou, Anna Djerfi, Lula Christman, Derek Durand, Griffin Reichl, Li Zhang, Emma Hong, Natayi Kwok, Candace Tam, Melody Men, Brianna Collins, Iris Xinxuan Zhu, Jamie Yang, Emma Plested, Yuriy Kyrov, Jingjing Wang, Cathy Yang, Bri Kim – Lightning Talks The designers exhibiting in the Pop Up Museum of Typography will each give a lightning talk about their typographic work. You’ll be able to tour the exhibition before and after the talks.


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

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Additional information

After the talks, we’ll continue our conversations while looking around the exhibition. There will be some type-themed marketplace and a cash-only refreshment bar available (no ATM on campus).

Code of Conduct

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See you at the event!
Emily Carr University of Art + Design
520 East 1st Avenue · Vancouver, bc
How to find us

Emily Carr University’s new campus at Great Northern Way, NOT Granville Island.

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