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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.


May 15th, 2015

Font Aid VIII: Nepal

The Society of Typographic Aficionados is a supporting partner of Font Aid VIII — a collaborative project to raise funds for relief efforts after the recent series of earthquakes in Nepal. Get involved today.

See the submission guidelines for details.


May 11th, 2015

2015 SOTA Catalyst Award Winner Announced

Shiva Nallaperumal will be the recipient of the 2015 SOTA Catalyst Award. Shiva will present his work and receive the award during TypeCon2015, taking place this summer in Denver, Colorado.

See the full announcement for details.


February 27th, 2015

SOTA Catalyst Award Call for Entries

The Society of Typographic Aficionados is now accepting applications for its sixth 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.


January 29th, 2015

TypeCon2015 Makes the Ascent to Denver, Colorado

The Queen City of the Plains — Denver, Colorado — has been selected as the host city for our 17th annual conference next summer. TypeCon2015 will take place August 12th – 16th at the Sheraton Denver Downtown — in the heart of the “Mile High” metropolis.

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 3rd, 2014

Changes to the Board of Directors

The Society of Typographic Aficionados would like to announce that Juliet Shen has stepped down from the Board of Directors, relinquishing the positions of Vice Chair and Secretary. Current board members Christopher Slye and Neil Summerour remain Chairman of the Board and Treasurer, respectively. Sharon Oiga has been appointed Secretary.

See the full announcement for details.


August 2nd, 2014

SOTA Typography Award Honors Fiona Ross

Type designer, lecturer, curator, and educator Fiona Ross has been honored with the 2014 SOTA Typography Award. The presentation took place on Saturday, August 2nd, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Washington as part of TypeCon2014.

See the full announcement for details.


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