Where’s Shelley?

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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All of my new old friends

I would never in a million years imagine how much my life has been enriched by the people that start off as campers and then end up as my friends and colleagues for years to come.

In the past month, I’ve been able to visit former campers from Galiano Island... Continue Reading.

Goblin type with (non-goblin) kids

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.

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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 day it was announced! Thanks!), but you do... 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 long?). Here she is alongside a portion of... 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 featured me in the ‘innovation’ issue of their Design Life... Continue Reading.

Typography (& a bit of Type Camp) at TEDx!

At yesterday’s TEDxSFU, I was lucky enough to have a group of great friends with me to ease my frazzled nerves: the amazing Lynn, Erica May, and Angela. Between the presentations, we talked and laughed and caught up on life. We also met loads of other folks by making... Continue Reading.