Type Camp News
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.
Our first workshops at the Hoffmitz Milken Center for Typography were not only sold out, but loads of fun as well. We offered classes on Saturday and Sunday to students at Art Center and had attendees from the graphic design, illustration, and photography departments. Everyone learned the brush lettering basics and... Continue Reading.
The brilliant Daria Lanz has done it again – she perfectly captured the feeling of what it is like to attend a Cultural Immersion Learning camp: excitement and experimentation, learning and laughter.
We did it! The Type Camp teaching team for AdobeMAX 2015 created an amazing day with 80 attendees at the LA Convention Center. The morning started with James instructing everyone on the intricacies of the ‘casual sign painter’s capital’ letterforms. It didn’t take long to figure out a few glyphs and then after a... Continue Reading.
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.
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!
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.
My favourite camp of 2014 was not India or Galiano or even Facebook or AdobeMax, although I loved them all (really!). The one that will stay with me for years to come was our short workshop with the 4th & 5th graders at the Montessori school in Regina, Saskatchewan.... Continue Reading.