• Type Brigade №48 × The Pop-Up Type Museum

    Emily Carr University of Art + Design

    Join us on December 10th for Type Brigade №48, for our 5th annual collaboration with The Pop-Up Type Museum at Emily Carr University. The 2019 Advanced Typography class and Type Brigade is proud to present the Pop-Up Type Museum: Type...Revealed! Come for a night of thrilling, riveting, and electrifying typography. Opening reception is at 6:30PM, followed by a round of lightning talks by the students themselves. The exhibition will be at Emily Carr University from December 10–13, but you’ll want to be there opening night for Type Brigade on December 10 at 6:30PM. • Doors: 6:30PM • Talks begin: 7:00PM • View the exhibition afterwards Peter Cocking – Introducing the The Pop-Up Type Museum 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. Liam Binnema, Byron Camacho, Megan Carpick, Amy Deng, Christine Fwu, Alex Garcia, Rebecca Griffith, Tyler Hawkins, Greyson Kelly, Kasia Lajlo, Cherry Lee, Steve Li, Madigan McDonald, Mariah Phillips, Felicia Rimbao-Rodrigues, Grayson Taylor, Alan Wu & Skye Zhang, and Megan Chen, Sahil Mroke, and Triet Pham – Lightning Talks The designers exhibiting in The Pop-Up Type Museum will each give a concise talk about their typographic work. You’ll be able to tour the exhibition before and after the talks. Sponsors Thanks to Emily Carr University of Art + Design for providing space for this event. Mitchell Press – Mitchell Press & Mitchell Digital are our partners for our recurring Print Club. At Mitchell Press, “Every Impression Matters.” Talk to them for high speed, premium quality, commercial printing. http://www.mitchellpress.com Our Patrons – Back us on Patreon to receive a print of our custom numeral for each event, and more perks: https://patreon.com/typebrigade If you or your team is interested in working with us in 2020, send me an email: [masked] Accessibility information This venue is wheelchair accessible. If there are additional considerations that we can provide or help facilitate to make this event more accessible for you, please email: [masked] Code of Conduct Type Brigade strives to create a welcoming and safe 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 You can follow @popuptypemuseum on Instagram (https://instagram.com/popuptypemuseum) and @typebrigade on Twitter (http://twitter.com/typebrigade) and Instagram (https://instagram.com/typebrigade). See you at the event!

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  • Type Brigade №47

    Bench Accounting

    Type Brigade is Vancouver’s typography meetup. Join us at Bench on November 20th for our next event! • Doors: 6:30PM • Talks begin: 7:00PM Speakers Mustaali Raj – https://mustaaliraj.com Mustaali Raj is an independent art director and graphic designer whose focus lies at the intersection of interdisciplinary concept development and visual communication. He is also known for his fascinating and beautiful graphic series, like #30DaysofRamadan. As an engineer turned designer, his creative process is a cohesive blend between left and right brain thinking. He is a circle, living in a square, drawing triangles. Kenneth Ormandy – https://kennethormandy.com Kenneth is a typographic developer and type designer. Sponsors and Partners Bench – Bench pairs you with a team of professional bookkeepers to do your bookkeeping, leaving you to run your business. Thanks to Bench Accounting for sharing their space with us! https://bench.co Mitchell Press – Mitchell Press & Mitchell Digital are our partners for our recurring Print Club. At Mitchell Press, “Every Impression Matters.” Talk to them for high speed, premium quality, commercial printing. http://www.mitchellpress.com Our Patrons – Back us on Patreon to receive special perks, and be part of the reason that Type Brigade can remain free for the community to attend: https://patreon.com/typebrigade Numeral – Our custom numeral for this event was designed by Mustaali Raj and Alanna Munro. Is your team interested in sponsoring or working with Type Brigade? Read more about what we can offer you: http://typebrigade.com/sponsors Accessibility information Bench is wheelchair accessible via an elevator from the main floor. If there are additional accessibility considerations that we can provide information on or help facilitate to make this event worthwhile for you, please email: [masked] 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!

  • Type Brigade №46

    Bench Accounting

    Type Brigade is Vancouver’s typography meetup. Join us at Bench on September 19th for our next event! • Doors: 6:30PM • Talks begin: 7:00PM Speakers Kristin Liu – Fluevog Kristin Liu has been a graphic designer in Vancouver for the last 15 years. Currently she’s the Lead Graphic Designer in the marketing department at John Fluevog Shoes. She’ll be talking about how working as an in-house designer at Fluevog for the past eight years has changed some of her preconceived notions, geeking out about a couple of type-based projects that she still likes, championing failure, and oversharing about how she incorporates her passion for dogs into her work. Takayuki Imagawa – Independent illustrator and designer Previously based in Tokyo, Japan, designer-illustrator Taka brings Type Brigade a talk on some hard-won lessons about consistency, self-promotion, and balancing two seemingly incompatible pieces of being an independent designer. Sponsors and Partners Bench – Bench pairs you with a team of professional bookkeepers to do your bookkeeping, leaving you to run your business. Thanks to Bench Accounting for sharing their space with us! https://bench.co Mitchell Press – Mitchell Press & Mitchell Digital are our partners for our recurring Print Club. At Mitchell Press, “Every Impression Matters.” Talk to them for high speed, premium quality, commercial printing. http://www.mitchellpress.com Our Patrons – Back us on Patreon to receive special perks, and be part of the reason that Type Brigade can remain free for the community to attend: https://patreon.com/typebrigade We are actively looking for ongoing venue partners or sponsors for 2020, read more about what we can offer your team at http://typebrigade.com/sponsors Accessibility information Bench is accessible via an elevator from the main floor. More specifics on the venue to come. If there are additional accessibility considerations that we can provide information on or help facilitate to make this event worthwhile for you, please email: [masked] 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!

  • Type Brigade №45

    Creative Coworkers

    Type Brigade is Vancouver’s typography meetup. On April 16 at Creative Coworkers in East Vancouver, we’ll host a talk with Hans Thiessen from Rethink. • Doors: 6:30PM • Talks begin: 7:00PM Speakers Hans Thiessen – Rethink Hans Thiessen is the Creative Director of Design at Rethink. He’s worked with clients including Nike, EA, Molson Canadian, and the Polaris Music Prize, and his Type Brigade talk he’ll share the background on some of his most typographically distinct projects. http://hansthiessen.com/ Nancy Wu – Nancy Wu Design Nancy Wu is a senior designer, focused on brand identity, art direction, and idea-generation, and has many years of experience running her company Nancy Wu Design. Her work has been recognized by Communication Arts, Applied Arts, HOW, New York Festivals, Uppercase Magazine, and over 50 other international design publications and blogs. Locally in Vancouver and online, she is a staple of graphic design community, and has been one of Type Brigade’s biggest supporters. Since joining the organising team, she has designed the new Type Brigade identity, which we are rolling out further at Type Brigade №45. We are excited to welcome her to speak about this project and the many others she’s worked on. http://www.nancywudesign.com/ Sponsors and Partners Creative Coworkers – Creative Coworkers is a non-profit collective of community engaged creative professionals sharing space. The space features ample room for creative collaboration and production of all kind. Mitchell Press – Mitchell Press & Mitchell Digital are our partners for our recurring Print Club. At Mitchell Press, “Every Impression Matters.” Talk to them for high speed, premium quality, commercial printing. http://www.mitchellpress.com Our Patrons – Back us on Patreon to receive special perks and be part of the reason that Type Brigade can remain free for the community to attend: https://patreon.com/typebrigade We are actively looking for ongoing venue partners or sponsors in 2019, read more about what we can offer your team at http://typebrigade.com/sponsors Accessibility information More specifics on the venue to come. If there are additional accessibility considerations that we can provide information on or help facilitate to make this event worthwhile for you, please email: [masked] 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!

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  • Type Brigade 字聚 – Hanzi Chinese typography documentary screening

    Emily Carr University of Art + Design

    Type Brigade is Vancouver’s typography meetup. On March 27 at Emily Carr University of Art + Design, we’ll be screening Hanzi, a feature-length documentary exploring international design, visual culture and identity through the lens of modern Chinese typography. We helped to fund the documentary on Kickstarter, and are proud to present the Vancouver premiere. • Doors: 7:30PM (there is a class in the theatre before) • Screening begin: 8:00PM Sponsors and Partners Emily Carr University of Art + Design – Thanks to Emily Carr University for providing space for this event: https://www.ecuad.ca/ Mitchell Press – Mitchell Press & Mitchell Digital are our partners for our recurring Print Club. At Mitchell Press, “Every Impression Matters.” Talk to them for high speed, premium quality, commercial printing. http://www.mitchellpress.com Our Patrons – Back us on Patreon to receive a print of our custom numeral for each event, and more perks: https://patreon.com/typebrigade Kenneth Ormandy Inc. – Type design, typography, and typographic software development at: https://kennethormandy.com Thanks to Peter Cocking, Quinn Keaveney, and Katherine Gillieson from Emily Carr, and Alanna Munro and Joshua Mann from Type Brigade for helping to put together this event. We are actively looking for venue partners or sponsors in 2019, read more about what we can offer your team at http://typebrigade.com/sponsors Accessibility information This venue is wheelchair accessible. Portions of the film are subtitled, and we are finding out about additional support for this at the venue. If there are additional accessibility considerations that we can provide information on or help facilitate to make this event worthwhile for you, please email: [masked] 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!

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  • Type Brigade №44 × The Pop-Up Type Museum

    Emily Carr University of Art + Design

    Vancouver’s typography meetup is back: join us on December 4th for Type Brigade №44, for our 4th annual collaboration with The Pop-Up Type Museum at Emily Carr University! The Pop-Up Type Museum is an annual installation, loaded with fun-filled, educational, interactive typographic exhibits. It will be at new Emily Carr University campus from December 4th through 7th, but you’ll want to be there opening night for Type Brigade. Join us for a series of lightning talks with Peter Cocking and the designers, 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 Type Museum 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. Una Gil, Rebecca Lo & Vivian Chen, Olivia Wakeham, Olivia Jin, Molly Sjerdal, Leonie Weiss, Laurens Spangenberg, Fiona Lee & Fiona Siu, Eno Won, Curtis Lau, Ryann Carney, Chloe Brumwell, Brenda Han & Ji Young (Vivien) Park, and Angela Donakhristi – Lightning Talks The designers exhibiting in The Pop-Up Type Museum will each give a concise talk about their typographic work. You’ll be able to tour the exhibition before and after the talks. Sponsors Thanks to Emily Carr University of Art + Design for providing space for this event. Mitchell Press – Mitchell Press & Mitchell Digital are our partners for our recurring Print Club. At Mitchell Press, “Every Impression Matters.” Talk to them for high speed, premium quality, commercial printing. http://www.mitchellpress.com Our Patrons – Back us on Patreon to receive a print of our custom numeral for each event, and more perks: https://patreon.com/typebrigade Thanks to Razia Daudjee for designing our custom №44 print this month! http://raziadaudjee.com If you or your team is interested in working with us in 2019, send me an email: [masked] Accessibility information This venue is wheelchair accessible. If there are additional accessibility considerations that we can provide information on or help facilitate to make this event worthwhile for you, please email: [masked] 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!

  • Type Brigade №43 × Vancouver Design Week 2018

    Brainstation Vancouver

    On May 7, Type Brigade will help to kick-off Vancouver Design Week! Doors are at 6:30pm, talks begin at 7:00PM. Speakers Angela Bains – The lost art of hand-rendering type Typographic education in the 1970–80s focussed on craft, and desire to create beauty. Feeling each curve while tracing a letter gave the designer a respect for each letterform. Angela Bains will show us original examples of this process—and how designers are teaching it to a new generation today. http://transformexp.com/ Matthew Smith – The beautiful game Football (Soccer) has a long tradition of being a source for inspiration and expression for designers. From flags, placards, banners seen on the terraces, to the squad numbers on the players shirts Football is a sport with a wealth of typographic heritage. In this talk, Matthew Smith will take us through this, and how it influenced a project he led at Engine Digital. http://www.matthewsmithdesign.net/ About Type Brigade Type Brigade (http://typebrigade.com) 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. Type Brigade has participated in each edition of Vancouver Design Week so far, and this year is no different! About Vancouver Design Week Vancouver Design Week (VDW) is the city’s official interdisciplinary design festival. VDW is a unique opportunity to celebrate local design talent, connect design makers and users, and to support design’s capacity for improving the quality of our everyday lives. http://vancouverdesignwk.com/ Sponsors Mitchell Press – Mitchell Press & Mitchell Digital are our partners for our recurring Print Club. At Mitchell Press, “Every Impression Matters.” Talk to them for high speed, premium quality, commercial printing. http://www.mitchellpress.com BrainStation – BrainStation is a digital school in Vancouver that offers part-time and full-time courses related to product, design, development, marketing, and data. Attend their next info session on May 1! https://brainstation.io/event/full-time-info-session-201821702912 Our Patrons – Back us on Patreon to receive a print of our custom numeral for each event, and more perks: https://patreon.com/typebrigade 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 ([masked]). Code of Conduct Type Brigade strives to create a welcoming and 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 (http://typebrigade.com/code-of-conduct). Accessibility information This space is on the ground floor and wheelchair accessible. If you have any concerns about your ability to attend, or there are other accessibility-related considerations (ex. sign language interpretation, captioning, etc.) we can help arrange to make this event worthwhile for you, please contact me: [masked] Other questions If you have questions about the event, you can always contact [masked] or [masked]. See you at the event! https://patreon.com/typebrigade https://twitter.com/typebrigade

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  • Type Brigade №42

    CodeCore

    Type Brigade is Vancouver’s typography speaker series. For our second event of the year, we’ll hear from Arabic calligrapher Tauheed Faheem, and graphic designer Lidia Perez! Doors are at 6:30pm, talks begin at 7:00PM. Speakers Tauheed Faheem Tauheed Faheem teaches Arabic calligraphy in the greater Vancouver area. Traditionally very structured and disciplined art, calligraphy can be very intimidating to newcomers. His Grey Lines project provides an alternative for those who just want to learn about the general concept of calligraphy and pen control. At Type Brigade, he’ll share his journey from learning to teaching Arabic calligraphy, and what calligraphy means to him in our world today. http://tauheedfaheem.com/greylines/ Lidia Perez Lidia Perez is a graphic designer based in Vancouver, via Tijuana. In the 2000s, she designed a font that went on to become part of a cultural movement evolving electronic music folk music named NORTEC collective. Internationally, they are now considered pioneers in it. The root of this movement is to show the impact between US-Mexico cultures at the border. Lidia’s talk will look at the unique identity coming from this time and location, and the power of graphic design as expression, and as a complement to other disciplines. About Type Brigade Type Brigade (http://typebrigade.com) 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. Sponsors CodeCore – CodeCore (http://codecore.ca) are hosting us at their headquarters! Their next code bootcamp session opens on April 9, 2018. Mitchell Press – Mitchell Press & Mitchell Digital (http://www.mitchellpress.com/) are our partners for our recurring Print Club. At Mitchell Press, “Every Impression Matters.” Talk to them for high speed, premium quality, commercial printing. University of the Fraser Valley – Thanks to UFV Graphic + Digital Design department (https://www.ufv.ca/graphic-design/) for attending and supporting this event. Our Patrons – Back us on Patreon to receive a print of our custom numeral for each event, and more perks: https://www.patreon.com/typebrigade 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 ([masked]). 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). 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 We will not be at a wheelchair accessible space, but will be at our next event. If this will impact your ability to attend, please get in touch with me: [masked] If there are other accessibility-related considerations (ex. sign language interpretation, captioning, etc.) we can help arrange to make this event worthwhile for you, please contact me: [masked] Other questions If you have questions about the event, you can always contact [masked] or [masked] . See you at the event! https://patreon.com/typebrigade https://twitter.com/typebrigade

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  • Type Brigade №41: Lost Type

    Brainstation Vancouver

    Type Brigade is Vancouver’s typography meetup. We’re back with our first event of the year with Lost Type on January 9th! Join us for Type Brigade №41. Lost Type (https://losttype.com) is a distributed, pay-what-you-want type foundry established in 2011, and its model and typefaces have been useful and influential to design students and professionals alike. As all Lost Type contributors work together remotely, every so often, some of them get together in a single city. Following a successful trip to Vancouver in 2016, we’re excited to welcome them back to present their work at Type Brigade! • Doors: 6:30PM • Talks begin: 7:00PM Speakers Riley Cran (https://rileycran.com), co-founder and type director of Lost Type from Vancouver Dave “Bezier Wrangler” Bailey (https://bezierwrangler.com/), type designer and Lost Type contributor from San Francisco, USA Marisol Ortega (https://www.marisolortega.com), designer, illustrator, pattern-maker, letterer and Lost Type contributor from Kansas City, USA Dan “Grayhood” Gneiding (https://www.instagram.com/grayhood/) designer, type distracter, and Lost Type contributor from Philadelphia, USA Danelle Cheney (http://www.danellecheney.com/) designer and Lost Type contributor from Salt Lake City, USA Sponsors Thanks very much to BrainStation for sponsoring the event space! BrainStation is a digital school in Vancouver that offers part-time and full-time courses related to product, design, development, marketing, and data. You can learn more about their course offerings here: https://brainstation.io/courses If you or your team is interested in working with us in the future, send me an email at [masked]. 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 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. Print Club We’re also on Patreon, where you can join the Type Brigade Print Club for $5/mo. and get a custom print to commemorate each meetup: https://www.patreon.com/typebrigade See you at the event!

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