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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.


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.


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.


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.


December 10th, 2015

TypeCon Returns to Seattle in 2016

What a difference nine years can make. Seattle, Washington has been selected as the host city for our 18th annual conference next summer. TypeCon2016 will take place August 24th – 28th at the stylish Crowne Plaza Hotel — nestled in the heart of downtown Seattle.

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.


August 15th, 2014

SOTA Typography Award Honors Robert Slimbach

Prolific type designer Robert Slimbach has been honored with the 2015 SOTA Typography Award. The announcement took place on Saturday, August 15th, 2015 at the Sheraton Denver Downtown as part of TypeCon2015.

See the full announcement for details.


July 13th, 2015

TypeGallery2015 Call for Submissions

Submissions are now being accepted for TypeGallery2015, the annual unjuried showcase of new typeface design presented by SOTA. Works will be exhibited during TypeCon2015 in Denver, Colorado.

See the submission guidelines for complete details.


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