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Still Giddy from Galiano

There have been many wonderful camps since this whole adventure started, and, to be honest, they just keep getting better. Australia was amazing, and then so was California (both of them), and then Bauhaus, and Japan, and all the others … continue reading

Join Type Camp at AdobeMAX in LA

Will you be in LA for AdobeMAX this October? Then come to the Type Camp hand lettering workshop! It’s workshop number W2865 for those of you already registered for the conference. We have plenty of spots left (10 people registered the first … continue reading

Helvetica and self-doubt

Earlier this week, I was fortunate enough to attend Doug Coupland’s ‘Cocktails & Helvetica’ event at the Vancouver Art Gallery. While there, I ran into the wonderful Joelle, Type Camp alum from 2008 (my goodness, has it really been that … continue reading

Our swirly-whirly weekend

On Saturday and Sunday, we welcomed new Type Camp instructor (with the world’s best initials), Xandra Y. Zamora, to the roster of fun workshops at Fluevog! The goal was to understand more about the dip pen and begin to experiment with the … continue reading

Judging with judges for Core77

If we were supposed to be serious judges, then they picked the wrong folks! Well, we did take our judging job seriously, but we also had a fantastic time together and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. It was the annual awards for Core77, an online … continue reading


Ligatures YYZ, made up of the wonderful Chris Rouleau, Kyle Gallant, and Leslie Harrod, contacted me last year with the hope of bringing a Type Camp to Toronto. It didn’t take much convincing as I had always wanted to head … continue reading

Incredible India 2014

I’ve just returned home from my time in India and I can honestly say that I wish I were back there! It’s not just because of the palm trees or the warm sun, but rather the fantastic Indian folks that … continue reading

A Very Fabulous Web Type West

Not only did Type Camp’s first ever conference sell out, but it was a day that was far more successful and fun than I had even hoped. The space was great, the speakers were energetic (& hilarious, I’m talking to … continue reading

Bickham Script

I’ve recently partnered with Adobe Type on a few things, mainly the upcoming scholarship to Type Camp India. I’ve been looking for a place to write about typography, but more little tidbits of history along with practical use tips, and … continue reading

25 years ago? oh my!

This autumn, I was interviewed (here at my home – look at that view!) by the North Carolina State University College of Design, where I received my Bachelors degree in Environmental Design in Graphic Design 25 years ago (eek!). They … continue reading