Type Camp Bloggin’

More neon, more fun

This is certainly the most dramatic of all of our urban camps, I mean – electricity and gasses and light. Super cool super fun!

Give us a few days to get our photos sorted and we’ll show you what we did and how we did it!

Daily Daria (in Japan)

Type Camp filmmaker and family member Daria Lanz made a series of films about her experiences at this camp, rather than just being behind the camera during all the fun. They are fabulous and all of us would bug her every day about the next installment, because that’s... Continue Reading.


The people of Ibaraki prefecture were perpetually curious about why we selected it as the location for our camp. Other prefectures are better known for tourism or arts or nature, but we were perfectly happy in the little town of Makabe and around Mount Tsukuba. It was filled with craftspeople that... Continue Reading.

San Francisco : Mastering Type

We had a great masterclass in June at Adobe Typekit. I have always wanted to do one of these as my College & University students get the persnickity advice but the attendees of the 1-day camps don’t as much. We went over a variety of type tips, did a... Continue Reading.

Back in Black(letter)

Our April LA camp at the HMCT found us working on blackletter all morning long (yeay! Shelley finally was able to participate in a class!) and then Neuland, and other san serif monoline caps in the afternoon. These classes are often more about interesting techniques than just the letterforms and... Continue Reading.