The Typographic Hub

NOTE: This event is now closed

Type Writing | Symposium

16th March 2011

This symposium will explore the link between the typographer and the writer of words, be their texts literary, commercial, instructional or inspirational; whether they have been produced by a professional writer, graphic auteur or the casual passer-by who has simply given form to his thoughts.


Gregg Bernstein, Georgia State University, USA;  Henrik Birkvig, Danish School of Media & Journalism, Denmark; Jessica Glaser, University of Wolverhampton, UK;  Borja Goyarrola, Graphic Design Associate, Will Alsop at RMJM, London, UK; Juliette Kristensen, Kingston University, London, UK;  Alex Lazarou, Designer, Editor, London UK; Mathieu Lommen, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands;  Rachel Marsden, Artist, curator, Stafford, UK;  Sarah Maxey, Artist, Wellington, New Zealand;  Steven McCarthy, University of Minnesota, USA;  Kathryn Moore, Birmingham City University, UK;  John Neilson, Letter cutter, Wales;  Ben Waddington, Historian, Birmingham UK


Daniel Jasper, University of Minnesota, USA;  David Osbaldestin, Birmingham City University, UK;  Final Year Undergraduates, Birmingham City University, UK;  Tracy Allanson-Smith, University of Derby, UK; John Rooney, University of Salford, UK


Booking for the symposium is now open. Tickets cost £35.00 or £15.00 for full-time students, which includes refreshments and a sandwich lunch. Tickets must be booked in advance of the event.

Download a PDF of the programme and booking form below.