2002 Rome

The ATypI Rome Conference ran from Thursday 19 September to Sunday 22 September 2002.

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

Delegates could submit news items here.

Bread and circuses

PDFs of the conference newsletter available online
Posted 28 September 2002 | Read more...

Multilingual typography symposium

Conflict and complexity
Posted 22 September 2002 | Read more...

Erik or Faust?

Spiekermann slides work
Posted 22 September 2002 | Read more...

Clockwork peacocks, eggs, and artichokes

Gillian Riley’s food in art
Posted 22 September 2002 | Read more...

The first cut is the deepest

A brush with Old Father Catich
Posted 22 September 2002 | Read more...

Outlines in XML

Conspiracy?
Posted 21 September 2002 | Read more...

Sabon revived

Long-dead historical figure disinterred again
Posted 21 September 2002 | Read more...

Poems worth a life

Happening event of he conference
Posted 21 September 2002 | Read more...

The hand in type

is worth two in the bush
Posted 21 September 2002 | Read more...

You've got 'em all wrong!

Gerry Leonidas under arrest
Posted 21 September 2002 | Read more...

Squeezed? squashed!

Joy is unconfined
Posted 21 September 2002 | Read more...

More weddings

In Canada
Posted 21 September 2002 | Read more...

The art of the ordinary

Dictionary typefaces should not be too interesting
Posted 21 September 2002 | Read more...

Auction!

Dedicated bounty-hunters thronged to the ATypI auction on Friday evening.
Posted 20 September 2002 | Read more...

A walking tour of Rome

Paul Stiff's fast-paced tour of Rome was an opportunity to get the cameras out.
Posted 20 September 2002 | Read more...

Photofont Debuts!

or Oh, no! not another font format!
Posted 20 September 2002 | Read more...

Marble chips

bits...
Posted 20 September 2002 | Read more...

SPQR still alive

but for how much longer?
Posted 20 September 2002 | Read more...

Nymphs and grot

Just mosley along the corridor...
Posted 20 September 2002 | Read more...

Typography is dead

Well, not dead but best left behind
Posted 20 September 2002 | Read more...

Jonathan Hoefler takes Prix Charles Peignot

Thursday 19 September. Rome. Jonathan Hoefler, proprietor of the Hoefler Type Foundry was today presented with the Prix Charles Peignot, AtypI and the type world’s premier award.
Posted 19 September 2002 | Read more...

Conference timetables and details are here.