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News (and gossip) from the conference will appear here during the conference and in the days following it.

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IDLENESS IS NOT A HOLIDAY FOR TYPOGRAPHERS, UNLESS THEY ARE FOOLS

More conference pics online

Further feasts for the eyes
Posted 30 September 2005 | Read more...

Smurf-factor update

Here's the low-down on the curious Saturday morning Track 2 talk, submitted by one of the speakers.
Posted 22 September 2005 | Read more...

Tiny Type

Mark Barratt presented some canny research recently carried out on tiny type
Posted 21 September 2005 | Read more...

A bigger, better image feed...

Larger pictures will infuriate the camera-shy
Posted 19 September 2005 | Read more...

Get Carter

Luminary type designer given ATypI honourary life membership
Posted 18 September 2005 | Read more...

Sticker this where the sun don’t shine

Harmless juvenile prank or act of international terrorism? You be the judge.
Posted 18 September 2005 | Read more...

I live at the edge of the universe

Refreshing the connection between the environment and typography
Posted 18 September 2005 | Read more...

Fun is copyrighted by God

Alessio Leonardi, typographer and comedian, presented a memorable history of writing and printing on Saturday.
Posted 18 September 2005 | Read more...

Design: optimisation of tools and signs

A brief summary of the keynote address given by Aaron Marcus.
Posted 18 September 2005 | Read more...

Prospecting the digital frontier

Pioneers take time off at the Presidentti
Posted 17 September 2005 | Read more...

Re. Re, Re. Carter.

A comprehensive review, carried out with the subject in the audience.
Posted 17 September 2005 | Read more...

Good design makes you smarter: official. Kevin carried off by cheering mob.

Kevin Larson, psychologist to the stars, was carried aloft around the Lume conference centre this afternoon by cheering crowds, led by Erik Spiekermann, chanting 'my saviour, my fortune, long live Microsoft'.
Posted 17 September 2005 | Read more...

Calliope has a Hissi fit!

MP3 player theft leaves artist in tears.
Posted 17 September 2005 | Read more...

Quick quiz

Various in-jokes most people will not find funny. But you can always try
Posted 17 September 2005 | Read more...

Wounded knee

Bruised ego?
Posted 17 September 2005 | Read more...

Type design and letterform resurrection in Finland and Estonia

Lettering à la mode from Syrup Helsinki, revival typefaces from Mart Anderson.
Posted 17 September 2005 | Read more...

Great quotes

Two quotes of limited comical appeal.
Posted 17 September 2005 | Read more...

PicLigs r gr8

satdy AM saw a gr8 tlk n demo by Christina Schultz a Ldn / Berlin based dzyner
Posted 17 September 2005 | Read more...

Lighten up: open letter from Roger Black

By agreement with Roger, we're publishing his valedictory letter to the ATypI Board here. A recommended read.
Posted 17 September 2005 | Read more...

2005 conference in numbers

The figures
Posted 17 September 2005 | Read more...

Auction, Friday evening

This raised around €2100: more details later.
Posted 17 September 2005 | Read more...

‘The Medialab 'smurf'-factor’: We’re wondering…

Does anyone have a report on this event? We'd like to know. It was at 9.30 on Saturday, track 2
Posted 17 September 2005 | Read more...

Type for new readers

Friday afternoon’s track 3, run by Sue Walker and Paul Luna, focused on ‘Children and typography’. It was a good opportunity to catch up with research and practice in this corner of the world of typography.
Posted 17 September 2005 | Read more...

Money, Money, Money

Danielle Aubert presented the typography of American Paper Money along with some interesting conspiracy theories.
Posted 16 September 2005 | Read more...

Add your conference photos to Flickr

If you're a Flickr member, why not add your photos to the conference group? Join the ATypI Helsinki 2005 group and tag your shots with atypi2005.
Posted 16 September 2005 | Read more...

Aaron Marcus is keynote speaker at ATypI Helsinki

Aaron Marcus, for 30 years an influential thinker and practitioner on the cutting edge of design, computing and knowledge management, will be the keynote speaker at ATypI's 2005 conference in Helsinki, Finland, from 15 to 18 September 2005.
Posted 12 February 2005 | Read more...

Call for Papers - ATypI Helsinki 2005

Association Typographique Internationale (ATypI) Annual Conference 2005 Conference Theme: On the Edge Helsinki, Finland, 15-18 September, 2005 In association with the University of Art and Design (UIAH), Helsinki, and Lahti Polytechnic Institute of Design, Lahti.
Posted 24 January 2005 | Read more...

Microsoft is conference silver sponsor

Microsoft has agreed to act as a silver sponsor of the ATypI Helsinki 2005 conference.
Posted 24 January 2005 | Read more...