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TYPO San Francisco 2015 Day 2

May 07, 2015 by
FontShop Team
FontShop Team

The final day of TYPO San Francisco was a great success, thanks to the speakers that kept watchful listeners in their seats, and facilitators who added to the event’s momentum. Here’s a recap of the day in pictures.

Type designer and researcher Nadine Chahine speaks on practical considerations in user interface design, including good data on things like typeface selection.
Type designer and researcher Nadine Chahine speaks on practical considerations in user interface design, including good data on things like typeface selection.

Nadine stops to check for comprehension.
Nadine stops to check for comprehension.

Ellen Lupton on storytelling in the age of design
Ellen Lupton on storytelling in the age of design

Ellen points out that changing the caption on a color palette can bring about a very different reaction.
Ellen points out that changing the caption on a color palette can bring about a very different reaction.

Sumner Stone coronates this human-height cap R rendering from his Rex typeface. Anciently, R was a pictogram of a head, and, Sumner adds, the leg of the R was “probably a beard.”
Sumner Stone coronates this human-height cap R rendering from his Rex typeface. Anciently, R was a pictogram of a head, and, Sumner adds, the leg of the R was “probably a beard.”

Attendees were invited to make their own artwork at sponsor and activity tables in the lobby.
Attendees were invited to make their own artwork at sponsor and activity tables in the lobby.

Superman backstage marking the curtain line
Superman backstage marking the curtain line

Also backstage, a collection of poster and playbill art
Also backstage, a collection of poster and playbill art

Refreshments upstairs during the break
Refreshments upstairs during the break

Daniel Gjøde on staying young and stupid as a designer
Daniel Gjøde on staying young and stupid as a designer

Facilitators Ceci Moss & Yves Peters in the Screening Room, and Kali Nakitas & Erik Spiekermann covering the main stage
Facilitators Ceci Moss & Yves Peters in the Screening Room, and Kali Nakitas & Erik Spiekermann covering the main stage

Wrapping the event, thanks goes to hosts, speakers, sponsors, facilitators, volunteers, crew, and to conference director Meghan Arnold, who is the driving force behind TYPO SF’s organization each year.
Wrapping the event, thanks goes to hosts, speakers, sponsors, facilitators, volunteers, crew, and to conference director Meghan Arnold, who is the driving force behind TYPO SF’s organization each year.

For more information about the event, including talk recaps, speaker bios, and videos of several of the talks above (and more), visit typosf.com.