Standardistas and Build present –
Talking Typography with Jon Tan and Elliot Jay Stocks
Conor Lecture Theatre, Art College, The York Street
Wednesday, 16 June, 2010
Doors 6.30 pm, £5
Reprising some of the themes from their celebrated SXSWi web typography discussion 'Quit Bitchin' and Get Your Glyph On', internationally renowned designers Jon Tan and Elliot Jay Stocks will be 'Talking Typography' at the University of Ulster's Festival of Art and Design.
Tan and Stocks will discuss the overcoming of constraints on the web to create elegant, legible, and expressive typography in a medium that is changing almost daily.
Jon Tan is a founding member of Analog, and co-founder of Fontdeck. He serves on Smashing Magazine's Experts Panel and is a member of the International Society of Typographic Designers.
Elliot Jay Stocks is a designer, illustrator, speaker, and author whose portfolio includes work for an international roster of clients. He is the creative force behind 8 Faces, a new printed magazine dedicated to typography.
This is a fantastic opportunity to hear from two of the world's leading designers, get your ticket now before they go.
When & Where
In addition to their role as lecturers in interactive design at the University of Ulster at Belfast, where they have been active in promoting a web standards-based curriculum, Christopher Murphy and Nicklas Persson - collectively known as The Standardistas - are noted designers with their work appearing in numerous books and journals.
In addition to writing on web design and organising lectures and masterclasses they are regular speakers at design conferences and workshops worldwide. You should follow @standardistas on Twitter.