The Alphabettes are taking a small break from their travels to bring you news from July. We hope to back with monthly updates from this month; wish us luck!
Tribute to Rosemary Sassoon during the 7º Congreso Internacional de Tipografía
At 7º Congreso Internacional de Tipografía held in Valencia (Spain), tribute was paid to Rosemary Sassoon, who is best known for designing the Sassoon series of typefaces specifically for children.
Alphabettes at 6th International Conference on Typography & Visual Communication (ICTVC)
At the 6th International Conference on Typography & Visual Communication (ICTVC), which was held in Thessaloniki (Greece), Liron Lavi Turkenich presented a talk on the subject Latinised Hebrew, Radical anecdotes in search for solutions, and also joined Laura Meseguer, Luisa Baeta, Bianca Berning, Alessia Mazzarella for a panel discussion on Collaborative practices in typeface design.
10 Years of Type Together
At ICTVC in Thessaloniki, Type Together, which was founded by Veronika Burian and José Scaglione in 2006, celebrated its tenth anniversary.
Julia Sysmäläinen at Creative Mornings Berlin
In the July edition of Creative Mornings Berlin, Julia Sysmäläinen spoke about her work on Study Buddhism, an educational platform for everyone who is interested in Buddhism. Watch the video here.
Mary Catherine Pflug joins MyFonts
Starting at the end of July, Mary Catherine Pflug has joined MyFonts in the capacity of Foundry Support Specialist.
Alphabettes at Type@Paris
Alice Savoie taught at the 2016 edition of the Type@Paris programme, while Alexandra Korolkova, spoke along with Bernard Brechet, at one of the open evening talks.
2016 Beatrice Warde Scholarship awarded to Ania Wieluńska
Ania Wieluńska from the Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw, was awarded the 2016 Beatrice Warde Scholarship. This year’s certificate was designed by Victoria Rushton.
Martina Flor interviewed by 99U
Martina Flor, whose new book Lust auf Lettering was recently published, was interviewed by 99U about her work and business. You can also read more about how she went about creating this book here.
Viktoriya Grabowska speaks at Berlin Typostammtisch
Viktoriya Grabowska, who is a type designer and teacher from Poland, presented her work at the latest Berlin Typostammtisch.
Alphabettes at Berlin Type School (BTS) Away Days 2016
Berlin Type School (BTS) Away Days 2016, organized by Dan Reynolds, Martina Flor, Benedikt Bramböck and Jenny Baese boasted of many female speakers including Catherine Dixon, Bianca Berning, Anita Kühnel, Alisa Nowak, Sol Matas, Lisa Fischbach and Martina Flor. In addition, Andrea Vacovská put up an exhibition titled Movie Titles Typography: Opening Credits in Czechoslovak movies 1945—1993, and Petra Dočekalová exhibited material related to her master’s thesis, a revival of traditional Czech sign painting styles.
Sibylle Hagmann interviewed by Perpetual Beta
Perpetual Beta, the blog for the MFA in Graphic Design Program at Vermont College of Fine Arts, interviewed Sibylle Hagman about her work, design education and criticism.