Typography Ireland Seminar | 06.12.18 | 6pm | Leon Butler | James Delaney | MC: Marcus Swan

Our colleagues in the GradCAM seminar group, Typography Ireland, are holding their first seminar of a new series this Thursday at 6pm in DIT Grangegorman. All with an interest in design, typography, visual culture, language, banter etc are welcome! For updates follow Typography Ireland on Twitter @typographyIRL

Typography Ireland are pleased to announce the speakers for the first in our new seminar series, beginning this Thursday (December 6) at 6.00 in room NA006 North House Annex, DIT, Grangegorman.

James Delaney
James Delaney is a prolific and award-winning website designer from Kilkenny, now living and working in Dublin. He graduated from Visual Communications Design at IADT in 2013 and has probably built a website for you or your friends… You can read his recent article on design thinking here: http://www.100archive.com/article/viewpoints-james-delaney
James will present a short talk on how he went about building FACETYPE, an interactive type experiment. For more details seehttp://jamesdelaney.ie/

Leon Butler
Leon has worked across a broad range of positions in the media industry as a visual narrative designer, filmmaker, and educator. He recently joined the lecturing staff in Visual Communications at DIT. His research interests include adaptive interactions and experiences using available data in the public sphere and generative typography, completing a residency at the School of Visual Arts in New York in this field. In 2016, Leon received a ‘Certificate of Typographic Excellence’ from the Type Directors Club in New York. This year he joined the board of Galway 2020, working with a multidisciplinary team to ensure the successful delivery of the European Capital of Culture for Galway in 2020. For more information see https://bold.ie/
Leon will be discussing the role of typography in his broader practice, including work on generative type, commercial work and modular type design.

With thanks to Marcus Swan for the fabulous poster and for leading discussion at the seminar.

Join us after the seminar for TypePub in the Belfry, Stoneybatter.


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