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Illustration, Typography

Designers try desperately to make work that’s impactful—to create work that will leave people breathless and hungry for more. Young designers in articular are endlessly trying to impress, their designs scream “DESIGN!”, their type choices are bold, their color palettes are disruptive. Many designers carry this momentum throughout there careers, but there are a few that begin to see differently. Instead of focusing on the flash, they hone in on the details, noticing things that others can barely perceive. Does this make their work better? Does it make it boring? Jessica will guide you through her own work and show you what happens when the small and imperceptible becomes even more exciting than the big bright and flashy.

Typography

Pick up a book, magazine or screen, and more than likely you'll come across some typography designed by Matthew Carter. In this charming talk, the man behind typefaces such as Verdana, Georgia and Bell Centennial (designed just for phone books — remember them?), takes us on a spin through a career focused on the very last pixel of each letter of a font.

Typography

Irma Boom is an Amsterdam-based graphic designer specialising in book making. With her use of unfamiliar formats, materials, colors, structures, and typography she makes the book into a visual and haptic experience. Her design for 'Weaving as Metaphor' by American artist Sheila Hicks was awarded 'The Most Beautiful Book in the World' at the Leipzig Book Fair. Her books have been shown at numerous international exhibitions and are also represented in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

Typography

Slovakian graphic and typeface designer Peter Biľak, based in The Hague, The Netherlands and head of the type foundry Typotheque, elaborates on whether there is a need for new fonts.

Typography

An interview on the life and career of the late Mike Parker, a British-born American typographer and Type Legend, known for rediscovering a "nameless Roman" type font and preparing it as a Starling series for Font Bureau.