Type Camp News

What is the future of typography?

How Letterforms & Typefaces Change the World

Shelley, along with her type friends John Hudson and Kevin Larson, will attempt to answer this question, or at least be mildly entertaining, in a panel discussion at the Getty Museum in Los Angeles, California.

7pm Wednesday 27 February 2019

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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.

Brush Lettering in LA

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.

NEW Type Camp Film!

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.

AdobeMAX : the fun & the film

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.