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Tuesday, October 8 • 11:00am - 11:50am
The clothes that words wear: A typographic journey via Rihanna, Abba, KISS, Lady GaGa, George Michael and lots, lots more.

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Ever wondered why you hear an English voice when you read Gill Sans? Ever wondered why the film industry loves Trajan?

This presentation will take you on a journey, via pop culture, to understand the meanings and potentials of typography in creating just the right tone and voice (yes, even for games).

And yes, we will be mentioning Comic Sans.

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Stephen Banham

Known internationally as the ‘typographic evangelist', Stephen Banham is founder of Letterbox, a type studio based in Melbourne, Australia. His typographic explorations centre on the social and cultural aspects of letterforms, culminating in over18 publications he has written and... Read More →

Tuesday October 8, 2019 11:00am - 11:50am AEDT
Room 112