Typography Weekly #98
Video: All 117 New Emojis for 2020
The final emoji list for 2020 has now been published and here they are! All 117 new emojis coming in 2020 are in this video, with original images created by Emojipedia.
John Roshell launches Swell Type
“Now, after more than two decades of experience in the comic book industry, John formed Swell Type to create fun, friendly, functional fonts inspired by the real-world signs and scenery of California.”
Monotype Acquires Fontsmith
The font foundry Fontsmith based in London and founded in 1997 von Jason Smith was acquired by Monotype.
Fontstand International Typography Conference, Dublin
On May 15 and 16, 2020, Fontstand in a collaboration with the Technological University Dublin brings its third international typography conference to Dublin, Ireland.
TypeCon & SOTA Scholarship for TypeParis20
“We are proud to announce the 2nd edition of our [email protected] scholarship. You must identify as female and live outside the US, Canada, or EU to apply for a chance to attend [email protected] 2020 tuition free.”
Love Letters Type Design Workshop (Belgium)
Mechelen, April 17–19 2020. Whether you’re a beginner or you already have an advanced type design project, Love-letters invites you to participate to its typeface design workshop. During the workshop you will analyse the principles of letter drawing based on classical and contemporary models and you will learn the fundamentals of the construction of letter-forms.
Oak Knoll: 20% off Books on Calligraphy
Oak Knoll Books, seller of rare and out-of print books, is having a sale for all calligraphy books.
ATypI Working Seminar Amiens, February 2020
“In partnership with the ÉSAD Amiens School of Art and Design (École Supérieure d’Art et de Design d’Amiens), the Association Typographique Internationale (ATypI) will present its first working seminar of 2020 in Amiens, France. This edition, which will take place 6–7 February, is open to those interested in higher research, and especially PhD candidates and supervisors, researchers, educators, students, and those already holding PhDs.”
Top 10 Title Sequences of 2019
“For our sixth annual list of the year’s top 10 title sequences, Art of the Title’s panel of experts chose from among film, television, video games, events, and conferences. The Top 10 of 2019 were chosen based on criteria including originality and innovation, impact, atmosphere, relevance to subject matter, and technique.”
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