ATypI Vancouver 2003

ATypI 03 Vancouver:
Between Text & Reader

Updated 22 September 2003 [please note that speaker Kathleen Walkup has had to cancel]. Barring last minute cancellations, this programme is now final. The speaker sessions and workshops are listed on this page by theme. There is also a Track Programme, which shows the sessions as arranged by time and location.

Arabic typography

13:30 Saturday 27 September
A multilingual typographic manifestation of Beirut post-war popular culture

Yasmine Nashabe Taan, Lebanese American University, Beirut

14:20 Saturday 27 September
How a chance discovery inspired the development of Arabic type technology

Thomas Milo, DecoType

15:30 Saturday 27 September
Problems of Arabic typefaces

Nadine Chahine, Linotype GmbH | Germany

16:20 Saturday 27 September
What is Arabic typography?

Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFarès, American University, Dubai
Nadine Chahine, Linotype GmbH | Germany
Thomas Milo, DecoType
Mamoun Sakkal, Sakkal Fonts

12:00 Saturday 2 October
TBA

Oleg Genisaretskiy

Book Design

13:30 Friday 26 September
Making books readable: type & book design

14:20 Friday 26 September
A series style for Penguin Classics

12:00 Saturday 2 October
TBA

Oleg Genisaretskiy

Demonstration / Workshop

12:30 Saturday 27 September
Font sprint relay
US Men Shooting for Record at International Meet

John Downer, Voltage Inc
Tal Leming, Type Supply

10:30 Sunday 28 September
New tools from FontLab

12:30 Sunday 28 September
Sculpting language: the art of typographic punchcutting

Dan Carr, Golgonooze Letter Foundry & Press

12:00 Saturday 2 October
TBA

Oleg Genisaretskiy

Design & function

08:45 Saturday 27 September
A success story with non-experts

Marc Sullivan, Crackle Design

09:35 Saturday 27 September
The type is the message

Lucie Lacava, Lacava Design Inc.

10:30 Saturday 27 September
The psychology of word recognition

Kevin Larson, Microsoft Advanced Reading Technologies

11:20 Saturday 27 September
Legibility in type design

13:30 Saturday 27 September
A new approach to typometry

14:20 Saturday 27 September
I can't read what you're saying

Joe Clark, Open & Closed Project

12:00 Saturday 2 October
TBA

Oleg Genisaretskiy

Design & theory

10:30 Sunday 28 September
Beauty and the Beast

Steve Rigley, Glasgow School of Art

11:20 Sunday 28 September
The practice of theory in a profession of form

John Calvelli, Art Institute of Portland

13:30 Sunday 28 September
When does the reader become the writer?

Evripides Zantides, Intercollege, Nicosia

12:00 Saturday 2 October
TBA

Oleg Genisaretskiy

Design for Canada

15:30 Saturday 27 September
Maclean’s Text: redesigning a national news magazine

Donna Braggins, Maclean’s
Rod McDonald, Rod Mcdonald Typographic Design

16:20 Saturday 27 September
Against Helvetica

Nick Shinn, ShinnType

12:00 Saturday 2 October
TBA

Oleg Genisaretskiy

Font business forum

09:35 Sunday 28 September
Steal this font

Bill Davis, Ascender Corp.

10:30 Sunday 28 September
Type marketing panel

chester , Thirstype
Bill Davis, Ascender Corp.
Carima El-Behairy, P22 Type Foundry
Grant Hutchinson, Veer
Jeremy Tankard, Jeremy Tankard Typography
Nick Shinn, ShinnType

11:20 Sunday 28 September
Type, trends and fashion #2: The verdict

Anthony Cahalan, Charles Sturt University

12:00 Saturday 2 October
TBA

Oleg Genisaretskiy

Hebrew typography

13:30 Sunday 28 September
And God created text

14:20 Sunday 28 September
Alef-Beit: a typographic journey

Martin Mendelsberg, Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design

12:00 Saturday 2 October
TBA

Oleg Genisaretskiy

Keynote address

20:20 Thursday 25 September
The tangibility of meaning

Robert Bringhurst

12:00 Saturday 2 October
TBA

Oleg Genisaretskiy

Lettering

16:20 Friday 26 September
Letters to die for: carved letterforms and the influence of their cultural context

Ken Hughes, Emily Carr Institute of Art + Design

10:30 Saturday 27 September
Lettering in Illustration

Mike Davidson, Loughborough University School of Art & Design

11:20 Saturday 27 September
The lettering art of Ben Shahn

12:00 Saturday 2 October
TBA

Oleg Genisaretskiy

Making a mark

10:30 Sunday 28 September
Accents: a visual journey

11:20 Sunday 28 September
Neglected texts, resentful markets: the curious tale of Greek diacritics in a digital world

12:00 Saturday 2 October
TBA

Oleg Genisaretskiy

Old & new digital

13:30 Friday 26 September
Twenty years of type design with the new technology

Torsten Buck, Adobe Systems

14:20 Friday 26 September
The science and (black) art of text layout in InDesign

16:20 Friday 26 September
Measuring the readability of ClearType

Kevin Larson, Microsoft Advanced Reading Technologies

12:00 Saturday 2 October
TBA

Oleg Genisaretskiy

Old & new metal

13:30 Saturday 27 September
Gill’s almost-Centaur, and other lost tales of ATF

14:20 Saturday 27 September
How to engineer a typeface: the Mergenthaler Linotype typeface collection

Lawrence Oppenberg, Galapagos Design Group / Museum of Printing

15:30 Saturday 27 September
Macintosh to melting pot

Jim Rimmer, Pie Tree Press & Type Foundry

16:20 Saturday 27 September
Obsolete design becomes art: the revival of letterpress printing in North America

Jane Merks, pb+j Press

12:00 Saturday 2 October
TBA

Oleg Genisaretskiy

Plenary session

08:45 Friday 26 September
Type for newspapers

09:35 Friday 26 September
Do it yourself type design

Underware

10:30 Friday 26 September
Information Design: a style, an approach, a necessity?

11:20 Friday 26 September
National characteristics in type design

12:00 Saturday 2 October
TBA

Oleg Genisaretskiy

Reading the past

13:30 Friday 26 September
Rudolf Koch: letterer, type designer, teacher

14:20 Friday 26 September
On the shoulders of giants

15:30 Friday 26 September
Dwig and Griff in fits: the lessons of the Falcon

Kent Lew

16:20 Friday 26 September
Duet for the design of letters: Geofroy Tory and Simon de Colines

Kay Amert, University of Iowa

08:45 Saturday 27 September
Beatrice Warde: the In-betweener

09:35 Saturday 27 September
Henk Krijger’s Raffia Initialen

Peter Enneson

10:30 Saturday 27 September
Avenir Next

Akira Kobayashi, Linotype GmbH

11:20 Saturday 27 September
Irish type design: the Canadian connection

Dermot McGuinne, National Print Museum, Dublin

12:00 Saturday 2 October
TBA

Oleg Genisaretskiy

Special presentations

15:30 Friday 26 September
Logos from A-to Z, corporate to camp

Doyald Young

08:45 Sunday 28 September
An introduction to Chinese typography

09:35 Sunday 28 September
Adobe Illustrator adds advanced typography

12:00 Saturday 2 October
TBA

Oleg Genisaretskiy

Type education forum

08:45 Sunday 28 September
Online typography education

Carolina de Bartolo, Avenue:B

09:35 Sunday 28 September
Type education thinktank

12:00 Saturday 2 October
TBA

Oleg Genisaretskiy

Type off the page

08:45 Saturday 27 September
Anticipating the future of type: ICTs and the rebirth of the humanist in type

Russell Taylor, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver

09:35 Saturday 27 September
Photofonts: creation, use and benefits

Frank Jonen, Frank Jonen – Illustration & Typogaphy

12:00 Saturday 2 October
TBA

Oleg Genisaretskiy