Monotype to Engage Designers Through Typography at Head, Heart Hand: AIGA Design Conference

Monotype’s Allan Haley to speak on the future of typography and will also challenge attendees’ knowledge of the past through his famous Type Quiz.

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Come by and get a sneak peek in to the future of typography by learning about emerging type talent, then put your typographic knowledge to the test in the “Head, Heart, Hand” Type Quiz.

Woburn, Mass. (PRWEB) October 04, 2013

Join Monotype at Head, Heart, Hand: AIGA Design Conference, the bi-annual conference presented by AIGA, the professional association for design, on Oct. 10-12, 2013, at the Minneapolis Convention Center. One of Monotype's type experts, Allan Haley, will be engaging all levels of type designers by exploring the past and present trends in typography. Come by and get a sneak peek into the future of typography by learning about emerging type talent, then put your type trivia to the test in the “Head, Heart, Hand” Type Quiz.

Allan is director of words and letters at Monotype and is involved in all aspects of growing and maintaining the company’s typeface collections, and he serves as a link between Monotype and the graphic design and design education communities.

  •     “Lessons from the Young Guns of Typography”: Emerging designers are creating thought-provoking, powerful and even stunning typography that is sure to spawn future design trends. This session will celebrate the best work being done and examine why it is so good. More information on this presentation can be found here: http://bit.ly/1aIUuGL

Friday, Oct. 11, 2013 – 2:30-3:45 p.m.

  •     “Head, Heart, Hand” Type Quiz: Do you know more than a little type trivia? Then you might be ready to take the 2013 AIGA Type Quiz. If you've taken the quiz before – or have results from the last quiz – it won’t help. We've got all new questions – with more than a couple dedicated to our host city. This year’s quiz will be even more fun and more rewarding than those in the past. There will be more prizes and even a series of questions for the typographically challenged. It promises to be an evening of fun and font frivolity. More information about how you can test your metal at the “Head, Heart, Hand” Type Quiz can be found here: http://bit.ly/1aIVg6F.

Friday, Oct. 11, 2013 – 8-9:30 p.m.

Please join Monotype at Head, Heart, Hand: AIGA Design Conference to talk about fonts and typography, and share typographic items of interest.

About Monotype

Monotype is a leading global provider of typefaces, technology and expertise that enable the best user experience and ensure brand integrity. Based in Woburn, Mass., Monotype provides customers worldwide with typeface solutions for a broad range of creative applications and consumer devices. The company’s libraries and e-commerce sites are home to many of the most widely used typefaces – including the Helvetica®, Frutiger® and Univers® families – as well as the next generation of type designs. Further information is available at http://www.monotype.com.

Monotype, Helvetica and Frutiger are trademarks of Monotype Imaging Inc. registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and may be registered in certain jurisdictions. Univers is a trademark of Monotype GmbH registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and may be registered in certain jurisdictions. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. ©2013 Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. All rights reserved.


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