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Tangible Type Films about Type, Letterpress, and American Graphic Arts

AIGA Seattle

Friday, February 15, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM (PST)

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General Admission Ended $15.00 $1.74
Student (current school ID required for admittance) Ended $10.00 $1.49

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Before computers and modern offset printing, reproducing words on paper required the touch of human hands. Watch two amazing documentaries—"Typeface" and "Linotype: The Film"—tell the story of how technology changed graphic design and publishing in the 19th and 20th century.

All proceeds from this event will be donated to the Hamilton Wood Type Museum <>, to help pay for the relocation of their historic wood type collection and antique letterpresses.

After the films, there will be a raffle for prizes including 1 copy of Adobe Creative Cloud, a $500 voucher for a class at SVC, and more!

Friday, Feb. 15, 2013

5:30 pm to 6:30 pm      Print your own wood type poster
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm      Films
9:00 pm to 9:30 pm      Raffle*

*You must be present to receive raffle prizes.

Tickets will also be available at the door but seating is limited.

For more information, contact Kiyo Toma <>.

Brought to you by Employees of Adobe Seattle, AIGA Seattle, and the School of Visual Concepts.

Have questions about Tangible Type Films about Type, Letterpress, and American Graphic Arts? Contact AIGA Seattle
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Adobe Fremont
801 North 34th St.
Seattle, WA 98103

Friday, February 15, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM (PST)

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AIGA Seattle

AIGA is the professional association for design.

Our mission: To advance designing as a professional craft, strategic tool, and vital cultural force. We believe that by increasing the influence of design, we can improve the human experience.

Founded in 1914, AIGA is the oldest and largest membership association for design professionals. Today the national organization represents more than 20,000 designers participating in 65 local chapters and more than 200 student groups.

AIGA supports design professionals, educators, and students at whatever stage they are in their careers. The association spans the many varied branches of the profession: from book design, typography, and other types of traditional communication design to newer disciplines such as interaction design and experience design.

AIGA has become a forum for design professionals to exchange ideas and information, participate in critical analysis and research, and advance education and ethical practice.

AIGA is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) educational institution.

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