Type Camp Bloggin’

Loving it in LA

Our first Type Camp in LA was one of our most fun ever. We were in the new Book Arts LA space located in Culver City, and will certainly be back there next year. It was a small camp, so we were able to spend a lot of time discussing ideas... Continue Reading.

Return to LA & AdobeMAX

I’m a big fan of the type folks at Adobe (nothing against the non-type folks, I just don’t know many of them, I’m sure they’re plenty nice as well), and I’ve been quite vocal about it.

One of the reasons that I’ve been so impressed with them lately is the... Continue Reading.

New camps announced soon…

We have a load of new camps coming up in the autumn. They’ll be announced by 1 June or 1 July so stay tuned!

Brush Lettering at the TDC

Our first Urban workshop at the NYC Type Directors Club was a great success! We sold out our Friday class with a variety of attendees – some were Creative Directors looking to try their hand lettering (instead of farming it out), art directors wanting to revive their creative juices, alumni... Continue Reading.

Type from outside the classroom

While in the Bay Area in March running the 6 (!) camps over 10 days, there were a few other things that I noticed that don’t quite make it into my camp posts, some typographic, some feline, and some neither. Here I have lettering from around Potrero Hill, Madam Flo... Continue Reading.

Parallel Pen at Adobe

We were fortunate to hold a second camp at the Adobe building in San Francisco where Xandra helped campers to learn two different parallel pen styles, Blackletter and Neuland. We had two campers from the previous Friday workshop rejoin us as students, and in a great example of how Type Camp... Continue Reading.

Type Camp at Facebook

Our return to the totally cool Analog Research Lab at the Facebook HQ in Silicon Valley was just as fun as ever. The two workshops sold out in a record 30 minutes (oh my!) so the 24 that attended certainly were eager folks! There was an interesting turn of... Continue Reading.