Thu 11 Feb 2010 by Lorna Kent
Bright Type 2010 A typographic discussion with Bruno Maag, Typographic designer and Richard Rutter, Web Developer BRIGHTON: Sallis Benney Theatre THURSDAY 11TH FEB, 2010 Doors open 6.30pm Tickets: £15 (£10 concessions) The South Coast Design Forum is launching a series of seminars for 2010 aimed at the professional media audience. Our launch event is called BrightType and is a 3-hour typographic evening covering the world of type and design taking place on the 11th February 2010. We launch the series with a world renowned keynote speaker Bruno Maag of Dalton Maag. Our supporting speaker, Richard Rutter from Clearleft <http://www.clearleft.com> , will cover the areas such as the trials and tribulations of typography in the online environment. Bob Gordon <http://artsresearch.brighton.ac.uk/research/academic/gordon> will lead a Q&A between the audience and speakers about type and other current design issues. The evening will offer great talks and networking opportunities - what's not to like! Book now at We Got Tickets <http://www.wegottickets.com/event/69567> Speaker Bio's Bruno Maag Managing Director, Dalton Maag Bruno Maag studied both Typography and Visual Communications at Basel School of Design. From there he immigrated to England, working for Monotype. He founded Dalton Maag in 1991 after a year in Chicago where he recut the fonts for the New Yorker Magazine. Dalton Maag has been designing fonts and logos since 1991. In that time we have had steady organic growth, increasing our skills and knowledge, increasing the size of projects that we handle, and expanding our staff to, today, ten professionals in three offices across the world. Dalton Maag in London is our primary office; it is where we first started assisting design agencies to provide high quality logo designs and font solutions to their clients. Today, most design and all production work is carried from our London office by our team of designers and engineers. Richard Rutter Founding partner, Clearleft Richard is a founding partner and the production director for Clearleft. He has been designing websites and web applications since the birth of the commercial web, over twelve years ago. Richard leads the user experience team at Clearleft, pioneering innovative approaches to designing fantastic experiences for clients and their customers.
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