It's fontastic & boldacious & x-heighting!It’s TypeThursdaySF!
TypeThursdaySF is a monthly gathering of San Francisco Bay Area type geeks, held at the San Francisco Center for the Book. We like to think of ourselves as a type superfamily: we attract local letterform lovers hailing from all disciplines and levels of expertise. Social hours bookend the centerpiece of our event, a group critique we refer to as Type Crit.
What the font is Type Crit??
Briefly: It’s a critique. Of letterforms. No grades. Plenty of beer.
Verbosely: Type Crit is a group critique of up to four, in-progress projects involving letterform design and/or usage. You can get, give, or simply listen to feedback—your pick! Discussion is moderated by a TypeThursdaySF dialogue lead—we pride ourselves on fostering a friendly forum for constructive, thoughtful advice that’ll raise the baseline on your letterform game.
QUICK LINK: Sign up to present work for feedback at Type Crit
What’s the program for the evening?
6p: Social hour. Drinks + food included in ticket! 7p: Type Crit. Group critique of letterform design/usage ?8p: More mixing ’n’ mingling. During Type Crit, you'll realize there are tons of smart people in the room you still need to meet! 9p: Go home. The San Francisco Center for the Book is amazing; however, you cannot camp amongst the letterpress machines.
Still curious? This Twitter moment details a TypeThursdaySF event from start to finish, complete with pics: http://ow.ly/X9E830iVHC5
Who should go?
Anyone who loves letterforms. We always welcome a new (type)face.
Do I have to present?
Not at all! Some people come to network, some to learn and observe, and some to help give feedback. Your level of participation is up to you.
Why should I consider presenting at Type Crit?
You'll get free, friendly, fast feedback from fellow font fanatics
Type Crit presenters get free admission to the event
We shower presenters with love on our Twitter and Instagram pages
?What kinds of work can I show at Type Crit?
?We accept any work involving the use or design of letterforms. Examples:
Print layouts that involve typesetting
UI designs that need hierarchical sharpening
… or make up a new genre of type-related work and blow our minds!
How do I submit work to Type Crit?
Upload files using TypeThursdaySF's handy online form.
We'll display your work using a projector hooked up to a laptop.
I have more questions!
Email our organizer, James Butler: [email protected]
Partners & Sponsors
TypeThursdaySF is made possible by our generous sponsors??Venue Partner: The San Francisco Center for the Book?National Sponsor: Adobe Typekit