Typecon 2014 is presented by the non-profit Society of Typographic Aficionados. SOTA works as an international organization working to promote, study, and support of typography and related arts. This conference will be Wednesday, July 30, 2014 – Sunday, August 03, 2014. Pre-conference workshops will be held the first day with a Special Presentation from Dana Tanamachi and Tobias Frere-Jones who has established himself as one of the world’s leading typeface designers and who has created someone of the most popular typefaces of our time. An event to look forward to is the Infamous Type Quiz & Silent Auction held at this conference to raise money for SOTA’s educational and community activities.
TypeCon2014: Capitolized is being held at this Hyatt Regency Washington hotel located close to our Washington DC bed and Breakfast Inn. Stay with us during your visit in Washington DC, We offer a fresh hot breakfast and a cool bed to lay your head.
Typography is an art form, a way of arranging type in order to make language. This conference brings together those who focus on the many areas of typography from type design, printing, letterpress, and much more. We hope to see those of you attending this conference! Below is a video showing the time and care typographers put into their work.