The 61st annual conference of the non-profit Association Typographique Internationale.
12-16 September 2017
ATypI 2017 kicks off Tuesday, September 12, with a series of immersive craft and technical workshops, followed by the General Session and numerous special events from Wednesday to Saturday, September 13–16. The ATypI 2017 programme will be carefully curated by a diverse group of experts from a range of typographic fields, inviting attendees to explore a wide range of contemporary and historical topics from a around the globe. The main conference will be presented at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) in downtown Montréal.
The Letterform Archive’s Associate Curator Stephen Coles will be on hand Saturday, September 16 from 9:30 to 10:00 to talk about one of the foundations of our collection: typeface specimens. Much of the printed marketing material produced by type foundries between 1920–1960 was small in size and ephemeral in nature, but these little bits of design history are endlessly appealing. Details