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December 20th, 2016

TypeCon Heads Back to Boston in 2017

It’s been eleven years since we last took Beantown by storm. Boston, Massachusetts has been selected as the host city for our 19th annual conference next summer. TypeCon2017 will take place August 23rd – 27th at the iconic Boston Park Plaza Hotel — situated in historic Back Bay.

Additional details and updates will be published on the TypeCon site, via our Twitter stream, as well as in our email newsletter as they become available.

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August 28th, 2016

SOTA Typography Award Honors Fred Smeijers

Type designer Fred Smeijers has been honored with the 2016 SOTA Typography Award. The announcement took place on Saturday, August 28th, 2016 at the Crowne Plaza Seattle as part of TypeCon2016.

See the full announcement for details.

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June 4th, 2016

protoType Exhibition Call for Submissions

The Society of Typographic Aficionados has announced the open call for submissions to protoType — a juried exhibition promoting speculative type design.

See the protoType site for details.

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May 30th, 2016

2016 SOTA Catalyst Award Winner Announced

Roxane Gataud will be the recipient of the 2016 SOTA Catalyst Award. Roxane will present her work and receive the award during TypeCon2016, taking place this summer in Seattle, Washington.

See the full announcement for details.

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March 10th, 2016

SOTA Catalyst Award Call for Entries

The Society of Typographic Aficionados is now accepting applications for its seventh annual Catalyst Award. The award is targeted at young people who have created original work in type design, type history, or other areas related to typography. It recognizes a person 25 years of age or younger who shows both achievement and future promise in the field of typography.

Please refer to the official call for entries for details.

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March 9th, 2016

Changes to the Board of Directors

The Society of Typographic Aficionados is pleased to announce that Sara Spector Brown and Theresa Dela Cruz have joined its Board of Directors. Also, Christopher Slye has recently concluded his tenure as Chairman of the Board, shuffling other positions within the Board.

See the full announcement for details.

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