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18 — 27 January 2019


DesignTO Festival
DesignTO Festival forms Canada’s largest cultural celebration of design’, offering over 100 free events and exhibitions around the city. Discplines include graphics and illustration, architecture and urban design, furniture and product, installation and lighting, printmaking and textiles, and many more.
Various locations across Toronto, Canada


to 19 January 2019

Adam Dant

A journey to the heart of East London
City maps by Shoreditch artist Adam Dant, presented in an exhibition at Rich Mix in London’s East End.

Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, London E1 6LA

to 20 January 2019


Wes Anderson & Juman Malouf
Kunsthistorisches Museum, Wien Maria-Theresien-Platz, 1010 Vienna, Austria

21 January — 13 February 2019

Reel Lives
Reel Lives is a festival of screen and sound, with an inclusive and diverse programme of screenings, workshops, discussions, performances, interactive activities and more.
Screen School, London College of Communication, Elephant & Castle
London SE1 6SB, UK

22 January 2019


Abram Games — My Father’s Career
As part of the Abram Games Poster exhibition, his daughter Naomi Games will be giving a talk on her father and his design work.

University Gallery, Rochester Institute of Technology, 166 Lomb Memorial Drive, James E Booth Hall, Room 2765, Rochester NY 14623, US


24 January 2019


BCU Type Talk: Sarah Boris, 100-meter hurdle race/10 hurdles in design
Birmingham City University, Parkside [P350], Curzon Street, Birmingham B4 7XG, UK

24 January 2019


Hieroglyphics to the Isotype
Robin Kinross and Christopher Burke are invited to the Petite Egypte bookshop  from 7 pm on the occasion of the translation of Hieroglyphics to Otto Neurath's Isotype. 

Librairie Petite Égypte, 35 rue des Petits Carreaux, 75002 Paris

See ‘Icons for the people’ in Eye 78, and ‘Talking Pictures (Isotype)’ in Eye 68.

25 January 2019


Astrid Stavro: The Act of Turning a Page
St Bride Foundation, 14 Bride Lane, Fleet Street, London EC4Y 8EQ, UK

25 January — 9 March 2019

eL Seed, Perception, Cairo Egypt. Courtesy the artist

eL Seed: Tabula Rose
Lazinc Gallery, 29 Sackville Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 3DX



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to 27 January 2019

Pierre Faucheux

Pierre Faucheux, Reading Spaces, Reading Spaces
A chance to discover the work of Pierre Faucheux, one of the great design figures of France in the second half of the twentieth century. 
Le Signe National Center for Graphic Design, 52000 Chaumont, France

Above: Sample of works by Pierre Faucheux.

to 27 January 2019

Modern Couples

Modern Couples: Art, Intimacy and the Avant-Garde
An exhibition that explores modern art, and modern love, across painting, sculpture, photography, design and literature.
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS, UK 

Above: Photographer unknown, A. Rodchenko and V. Stepanova descending from the airplane. (for the film The General Line by Sergei Eisenstein), 1926. Courtesy Rodchenko and Stepanova Archives, Moscow.

to 27 January 2019


Fashioned From Nature
Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL, UK

Above: Suit, Richard James, 1998, England. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

to 27 January 2019

Quentin Blake, Oil paint on canvas, 1980s. © Quentin Blake.

100 Figures: The Unseen Art of Quentin Blake
An exhibition figurative art by renowned illustrator Quentin Blake, revealing his personal experimentation with material, form and style. The exhibition features a variety of large-scale oil paintings, drawings and prints created between 1950 and 2000. 
House of Illustration, 2 Granary Square, Kings Cross, London N1C4BH, UK

Above: Quentin Blake, Oil paint on canvas, 1980s. © Quentin Blake.

to 31 January 2019


Viktor Koen Exhibition: Phenotypes
Type Directors Club, 347 W 36th St, Suite 603, New York, NY 10018, US

to 3 February 2019

Social Design

Social Design 
Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, Toni-Areal, Pfingstweidstrasse 96, Zürich, Switzerland

to 3 February 2019


Alexan­der von Hum­boldt: Pho­tog­ra­phy and Le­ga­cy
Museum Ludwig, Heinrich-Böll-Platz, 50667 Cologne, Germany

Above: Paul de Rosti, Mexiko [Mexico](from the album Aufnahmen aus Mexiko und Venezuela 1857–1858 [Photographs from Mexico and Venezuela 1857–1858], gift to Alexander von Humboldt, 1858), 1857/1858. Museum Ludwig, Cologne. Reproduction: Rheinisches Bildarchiv Köln / Cologne.

to 8 February 2019

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Martin Parr: Beach Therapy
Spazio Damiani, Via dello Scalo, Bologna, 3/2 ABC 40131, Italy

Above: Martin ParrSt Ives, Cornwall, England, photographic pigment print.

to 10 February 2019


La Raza
The exhibition examines the photography of the influential bilingual newspaper La Raza (1967-1977) and the alternative press of the Chicano Movement, positioning photography as an artistic medium and a powerful tool of social activism.
The Autry Museum in Griffith Park, 4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027-1462, US

Above: Police in front of Lincoln High School, East L.A. c. 1970. La Raza Newspaper & Magazine Records. Coll. 1000. Courtesy of the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center.

to 10 February 2019


JR: Momentum, La mécanique de l’épreuve
Maison Européenne de la Photographie, 5/7 Rue de fourcy - 75 004 Paris, France

Above: JR, 28 Millimètres, Portrait d’une génération, B11, destruction #2, Montfermeil, France, 2013 © JR-ART.NET.

to 10 February 2019


25 Years! Shared Histories, Shared Stories
Fotomuseum Winterthur, Grüzenstrasse 44 + 45, CH-8400 Winterthur, Switzerland

Above: Aneta Grzeszykowska & Jan Smaga, from Acrobat Book, 2008.

to 14 February 2019

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209 Women
This landmark exhibition features portraits of 209 female MPs in UK parliament, photographed by 209 female photographers. It coincides with the centenary of the first election where women could cast a vote, and one hundred years after women gained the right to sit in Parliament as MPs.
Portcullis House, 1 Parliament St, Westminster, London SW1A 2JR

Above: Tulip Siddiq, MP for Hampstead and Kilburn, by Jillian Edelstein

to 17 February 2019

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Heath Robinson’s Home Life
An exhibition looking at Heath Robinson’s work themed around home life, featuring How to Live in a Flat, the first of his series of “How to…” books.
Heath Robinson Museum, Pinner Memorial Park, 50 West End Lane, Pinner, London HA5 1AE, UK

Above: Heath Robinson, Communal Eurythmics and physical jerks for flat dwellers on Saturday afternoons

to 23 February 2019

Sidney Cooper Gallery, St Peter’s Street, Canterbury, Kent CT1 2BQ, UK


to 23 February 2019

Willy Ronis La Nuit au Chalet, 1935 © Estate of Willy Ronis, Courtesy Peter Fetterman Gallery

Toujours Paris
Santa Monica’s Peter Fetterman Gallery hosts an exhibition of photographic works from the 1930s French Humanist movement. ‘Toujours Paris’ includes work from Henri Cartier-Bresson, Louis Stettner, Willy Ronis, and Martine Franck, among others. 
Peter Fetterman Gallery, 2525 Michigan Avenue Gallery A1, Santa Monica, CA 90404, US

Above: Willy Ronis, La Nuit au Chalet, 1935. Courtesy Peter Fetterman Gallery. 

to 24 February 2019


We Live in an Ocean of Air
Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York’s HQ, King’s Road, London SW3 4RY, UK

to 24 February 2019

Vox the Dog + Blizzard Games

Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt
Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL, UK

to 24 February 2019

Metahaven, The Sprawl (Propaganda about Propaganda), still, 2015. Courtesy Metahaven.

Metahaven: Earth
The first large-scale museum survey of Dutch design practice Metahaven,  bringing together the collective’s new moving image installations with their earlier work on music videos, textiles and print.
Stedelijk Museum, 10 Museumplein, 1071 DJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Above: Metahaven, The Sprawl (Propaganda about Propaganda), still, 2015. Courtesy Metahaven.

Read ‘Borderline’ by Rick Poynor in Eye 71.

to 24 February 2019

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Lily van der Stokker: Friendly Good
Stedelijk Museum, Museumplein 10, Amsterdam 1071 DJ, The Netherlands  

Above: Lily van der Stokker, The Tidy Kitchen (detail), 2015, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, US.

to 28 February 2019


C. R. McBerny
A collaborative exhibition that explores how contemporary painting, performance and writing might produce overtly emotional and demonstrative forms of discourse between communities of artists and writers in Berlin, New York and Manchester.
Manchester Central Library, St Peter’s Square, Manchester, M2 5PD, UK

to 3 March 2019

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Feast for the Eyes
An exhibition exploring the most important figures and movements in food photography, including work by works by: Nobuyoshi Araki, Guy Bourdin, Imogen Cunningham, Roe Ethridge, Marion Faller, Hollis Frampton, and many others.
Foam Fotografiemuseum, Keizersgracht 609, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Above: Photo by Joseph Maida, 2015.

to 3 March 2019

Tony Ray Jones, Pepys Estate, Deptford, London: children playing on a raised walkway, 1970. Credit Tony Ray-Jones/RIBA Collections

Living with Buildings
Including works from Andreas Gursky, Rachel Whiteread and Giles Round, the Wellcome Collection’s first multi-story exhibition addresses how shifts in urban design and planning have impacted on human health and wellbeing. From Dickensian slums to Ballardian high-rises, Living with Buildings considers the perspectives of those who use buildings to live in and heal, as well as those who design them.
Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE, UK

Above: Tony Ray Jones, Pepys Estate, Deptford, London: children playing on a raised walkway, 1970. © Tony Ray-Jones/RIBA Collections.

to 8 March 2019

to 9 March 2019


Abram Games: A Record of Britain’s Social History
University Gallery, Rochester Institute of Technology, 166 Lomb Memorial Drive, James E Booth Hall, Room 2765, Rochester NY 14623, US

to 10 March 2019

barbershop-credit-olivier-kuglerJourneys Drawn: Illustration from the Refugee Crisis 
The UK’s first exhibition exploring the refugee crisis through illustration.
House of Illustration, 2 Granary Square, King’s Cross, London N1C 4BH, UK

Above: Olivier KuglerBarbershop.
See John L. Walters’ article ‘Olivier Kugler: bearing witness in Eye 93. 

to 10 March 2019


El juguete rabioso
Group exhibition of art toys showing works by Doma, Patricio Oliver, Cristian Turdera, La Barda, NosotrosCinco, Ganz Toll, Lola Goldstein, Bondi, DGPH, Luli Bunny, César Zanardi and Pica Pau.
Centro Cultural Recoleta, Junin 1930, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina

to 10 March 2019


Puente - Historieta experimental de Argentina y Brasil
Centro Cultural Recoleta, Junin 1930, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina

to 17 March 2019

Robert Blomfield, Childhood Friends, Edinburgh, 1966. © Robert Blomfield.

Robert Blomfield: Edinburgh Street Photography
An exhibition of previously unseen Robert Blomfield photographs that document the shifting landscape of Edinburgh in the 1960s. 
City Art Centre, 2 Market Street, Edinburgh EH1 1DE, UK

Above: Robert Blomfield, Childhood Friends, Edinburgh, 1966. © Robert Blomfield.

to 17 March 2019

Josef Frank, Anakreon. Textile print for Svenkst Tenn, 1938 © Svenkst Tenn, Sweden.

Josef Frank
An exhibition of work by Austrian-born architect and designer Josef Frank. Spanning his work in the fields of architecture, urban planning, furniture and textile design; ‘Josef Frank’ investigates the designer’s defining contribution to concepts of postwar Nordic design. Curated by Sebastian Hackenschmidt and architect Hermann Czech, this exhibition is the largest overview of Josef Frank’s work produced to date.
Designmuseo, 23 Korkeavuorenkatu, 00130 Helsinki, Finland

Above: Josef Frank, Anakreon. Textile print for Svenkst Tenn, 1938 © Svenkst Tenn, Sweden.

to 17 March 2019

Fernand Léger, Study for 'The Constructors' The Team at Rest 1950

Fernand Léger: New Times, New Pleasures
A major exhibition on the work of French painter and filmmaker Fernand Léger. Working throughout the first half of the twentieth-century, Léger drew inspiration from the emergent forms of the ‘mechanical age’. Forms such as typography, advertising and graphic design.
Tate Liverpool, Albert Dock, Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool L3 4BB, UK

Above: Fernand Léger, Study for 'The Constructors' The Team at Rest 1950. © ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 2018. Photo: Antonia Reeve.

to 23 March 2019

Playing with scale

Playing with Scale: How Stage Designers Use Set Models
An exhibition that unfolds the idea of a scale model and explains the importance of models as a design tool.
Wolfson Gallery, Olivier Theatre cloakroom level, National Theatre, Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 9PX

to 31 March 2019

Sagmeister and Walsh—Beauty

Sagmeister & Walsh: Beauty
Divided into six thematic areas, that include ‘What Is Beauty?’, ‘The History of Beauty’and ‘Transforming Beauty’, this exhibition displays some 70 groups of objects that encourage a discourse on beauty as the paradigm of high quality design. 
MAK, Stubenring 5, 1010 Vienna, Austria 

Above: MAK exhibition view, Sagmeister & Walsh: Beauty (rendering), 2018 © Sagmeister & Walsh, MAK/Mona Heiß.

to 31 March 2019


Ulla von Brandenburg: Sweet Feast
In 1973 an enticing exhibition featuring hundreds of types of sweets was staged to celebrate the UK’s entry to the European Common Market. It was brought to an abrupt end when it was unexpectedly eaten by local schoolchildren. This year the extraordinary event is recreated against a background of Britain’s impending departure from the European Union.
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High St, London E1 7QX, UK

to 7 April 2019

Fausto Melotti

Fausto Melotti
The work of Fausto Melotti (1901-1986) was informed by the languages of music and mathematics. His artistic activity spanned a variety of disciplines and media, and was infused not only with a sense of precision, but also with a spirit of poetry, playfulness and exuberance.
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, 39a Canonbury Square London N1 2AN, UK

to 14 April 2019

Programmed: Rules, Codes, and Choreographies in Art, 1965–2018
Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014, US

Above: ‘Programmed’ traces how rules and instructions in art have both responded to and been shaped by technologies, resulting in profound changes to our image culture.

to 14 April 2019

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3D Lettering on Buildings
Museum für Gestaltung Zürich Toni-Areal, Pfingstweidstrasse 96,
Zurich 8031, Switzerland

to 28 April 2019


Design Studio: Processes
Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, Toni-Areal, Pfingstweidstrasse 96, Zurich 8031, Switzerland

to 28 April 2019

Max Gill, Cable & Wireless Great Circle Map (1945), Private collection. Courtesy Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft

Max Gill: Wonderground Man
An exhibition devoted to the work of illustrator, letterer, map maker, architect and decorative artist MacDonald (Max) Gill. Born in 1884, Gill’s work includes book covers, posters for transport and communication companies and his 1914 Wonderground Map, which hung at every London Underground Station. 
Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft, Lodge Hill Lane, Ditchling, East Sussex BN6 8SP, UK

Above: Max Gill, Cable & Wireless Great Circle Map (1945), Private collection. Courtesy Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft.

to 30 April 2019

Printing R-Evolution and Society, 1450-1500
An exhibition documenting the impact of the printing revolution on the economic and social development of early modern Europe. Coordinated by the University of Oxford’s 15cBooktrade project, and curated by the project’s director Cristina Dondi. 
Museo Correr, 52 San Marco, 30124 Venice, Italy

to Spring 2019

Freedom of Movement

Municipal Art Acquisitions 2018: Freedom of Movement
‘Freedom of Movement’ is the theme for the Municipal Art Acquisitions 2018 exhibition. Bringing together 20 selected artists to explore notions of political agency within the field of time-based media – through film, video, performance, dance, theatre, new media, sound and internet art.
Stedelijk Museum, 10 Museumplein, 1071 DJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Above: Basit Mahmood, Monument of Arrival and Return, 2016. Video installation, 9:36 minutes, courtesy the artist.

to 5 May 2019

Maud Sulter - Terpsichore

In Focus: Scottish Photography
City Art Centre, 2 Market Street, Edinburgh EH1 1DE, UK

Above: Maud Sulter, Terpsichore, 1989. © Maud Sulter / The Estate of Maud Sulter (Photo: Street Level Photoworks).

to 5 May 2019


Tutto Ponti: Gio Ponti Archi-Designer
Influential architect-designer Gio Ponti (1891–1979) is celebrated in this  first French retrospective exhibition.
Musée Des Arts Décoratifs (MAD), 107-111, rue de Rivoli 75001 Paris, France


to 26 May 2019


Lina Bo Bardi Drawing
Fundacio Joan Miro, Parc de Montjuïc, 08038 Barcelona, Spain

Above: Lina Bo Bardi, maypoles’ Study for ‘Caipiras, Capiaus: Pau-a-pique’ exhibition, 1984. © Instituto Lina Bo e P. M. Bardi.

to 2 June 2019


Op Art in Focus
Tate Liverpool, Albert Dock, Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool L3 4BB, UK

Above: Walter Leblanc, Mobilo Static, 1960 © Estate of Walter Leblanc.

to 30 June 2019


Vernissage with Christoph Niemann: Szenenwechsel
Christoph Niemann’s series of photo drawings for the 2018 / 2019 season campaign of Deutsche Oper can be viewed in their foyer. The show is only open to those seeing an Opera performance.
Deutsche Oper Berlin, Bismarckstraße 35, 10627 Berlin, Germany

See ‘Storytelling giant’ in the Eye 72.

to 31 December 2019


Poster Stories
Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, Ausstellungsstrasse 60, 8031 Zurich, Switzerland

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Charles Demuth (1883‑1935), Buildings, Lancaster, 1930. Oil and graphite pencil on composition board, 24 1/8 × 20 1/8in. (61.3 × 51.1 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; gift of an anonymous donor 58.63

Where We Are: Selections from the Whitney’s Collection, 1900–1960
Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014, US

Above: Charles Demuth (1883‑1935), Buildings, Lancaster, 1930. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.

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Scenes from the Collection
The Jewish Museum, 1109 5th Ave at 92nd St, New York, NY 10128, US

Above: Mel Bochner, The Joys of Yiddish, 2012. Courtesy: The Jewish Museum, New York.





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28 January 2019

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Miniature Books: A Secret History
Knowledge Centre, The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB, UK

30 January — 26 April 2019

Don McCullin: Proximity
To coincide with the retrospective at Tate Britain, Hamiltons will be celebrating Don McCullin’s achievement by exhibiting rare and unseen vintage prints dating back to the 1950s.
Hamiltons Gallery, 13 Carlos Place, London W1K 2EU, UK

31 January 2019

Heath Robinson & the History of Domestic Design
An illustrated talk by Deborah Sugg Ryan, Professor of Design History and Theory and Associate Dean of Research at Portsmouth University.
Heath Robinson Museum, Pinner Memorial Park, 50 West End Lane, Pinner HA5 1AE, UK

See ‘Soft sell machines’ on the Eye blog.

31 January 2019


Dominic Wilcox: Variations on Normal
St Bride Library, 14 Bride Lane, Fleet Street, London EC4Y 8EQ, UK



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2 February — 27 April 2019

Women on View: Aesthetics and Desire in Advertising
The group exhibition Women on View addresses the eroticisation of the female body in advertising photography from the 1940s to the present day, with images by Horst P. Horst, Erwin Blumenfeld, Helmut Newton, Peter Lindbergh, Herb Ritts, Irving Penn, Guy Bourdin, Jeanloup Sieff, etc. 1-6pm, Wed-Sat.
Chaussee 36, Alice Le Campion, Chausseestrasse 36, 10115 Berlin, Germany


4 February — 25 March 2019


Paula Scher: Serious Play
Ginza Graphic Gallery, 1F/B1, 7-2, Ginza 7-chome, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061, Japan

5 February — 6 May 2019


Don McCullin
A comprehensive survey of British photographer Don McCullin. Including iconic photographs from wars in Vietnam, Northern Ireland, and Syria, alongside images of the working classes in London’s East End and the industrial north.
Tate Britain, Millbank, London SW1P 4RG, UK 

Above: Don McCullin, Near Checkpoint Charlie, Berlin 1961. Tate. © Don McCullin.

6 February 2019

8 February 2019

The Poster Prize for Illustration 2019: London Stories
London Transport Museum
, Covent Garden Piazza, London WC2E 7BB, UK

London Stories is organised by the Museum in partnership with the Association of Illustrators (AOI)

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13 February 2019


Watching Words Move: Ivan Chermayeff 1932-2017
Writer, historian and curator Alan Powers gives an LX Lecture on the life and work of Ivan Chermayeff.
The Art Workers’ Guild, 6 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AT, UK

14 February — 7 July 2019

14 February — 14 April 2019

Annie Leibovitz. The early years, 1970 – 1983
Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles, 901 East 3rd Street, US

18 — 19 February 2019

FITC Amsterdam 2019
Speakers include Jessica Hische, Emily Oberman, etc.
Pakhuis de Zwijger, Piet Heinkade 179, 1019 HC Amsterdam, Netherlands

19 February 2019


Rick Paulus: Calligraphy in the Digital Age
A Letterform Archive lecture.
SFPL Main Library, Koret Auditorium, 100 Larkin Stret, San Francisco, CA 94102, US

20 — 22 February 2019

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Paris Design Summit
Presented in both English and French, the summit features exhibitions, talks and workshops focusing on a new World Sustainable Design Framework.
Palais des congrès de Paris, Paris, France


MARCH 2019

5 March 2019


Eye’s Type Tuesday
The first Type Tuesday of 2019, with guest speakers, panel discussion, a free glass of fizz on arrival and a chance to buy bargain back issues of Eye magazine. For more details, sign up for the editor’s regular newsletter here and visit the St Bride ‘What’s On’ page.

5 March 2019


Lynne Yun: Letters, A Code System
A Letterform Archive lecture.
SFPL Main Library, Koret Auditorium, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102, US

5 — 7 March 2019

Brainstorm Design Conference 2019
A conference exploring the increasingly crucial nexus between design and business. Established in 2018, with guests such as the Museum of Modern Art’s Paola Antonelli and design critic Alice Rawsthorn, Brainstorm Design is the latest addition to Fortune’s Brainstorm conference series. This year’s conference is hosted in Singapore as part of Singapore Design Week. 

Register here

7 — 9 March 2019


Speakers include Studio Mut, Ivan García (Futura) and Daiana Ruiz, among others. Tickets here.
Universidad Femenina del Sagrado Corazón, Av. Los Frutales, La Molina, Distrito de Lima, Departamento de Lima 15023, Peru

13 March 2019


LX lecture – Kelvyn Smith: typographer, designer, letterpress printmaker, teacher
The Letter Exchange Lecture starts at 6.30pm: members £7, non-members £10, students £5.
The Art Workers’s Guild, 6 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AT, UK

19 March 2019


Inventing the Adlam Script / Designing Type for a Society in Flux: Abdoulaye Barry, Ibrahima Barry, Mark Jamra, Neil Patel
A Letterform Archive lecture.
SFPL Main Library, Koret Auditorium, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102, US

24 March 2019


BCU Type Talk: Hans Dieter Reichert
Birmingham City University, Parkside [P350], Curzon Street, Birmingham B4 7XG, UK


APRIL 2019

2 April 2019


Lars Kim: Survey of Korean Calligraphy, Typography, and Print
A Letterform Archive lecture.
SFPL Main Library, Koret Auditorium, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102, US

5 — 7 April 2019

Offset Dublin
The tenth edition of ‘Dublin’s Creative Festival’ takes place at a new venue, The Point Square, Dublin 1, Ireland

Speakers include Edel Rodriguez, James Victore, Yuri Suzuki (Pentagram), Victor Ngai, Aaron Duffy, Ariane Spanier, Joe Caslin, Steve Simpson, Gillian Hyland and more.

11 — 13 April 2019

ING Creative Festival 2019
Conference speakers include Pentagram’s Natasha Jen, Marta Cerdà, Kristyan Sarkis and Marvel’s Josh Herman.
Dubai, UAE

11 April — 15 September 2019

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Smoke and Mirrors: The psychology of magic
a major new exhibition at Wellcome Collection, is the first ever to focus on the relationship between magic and psychology.
Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Rd, London NW1 2BE, UK

Above: Image from the Harry Price Library of Magical Literature, Senate House Library, University of London.

26 April — 17 September 2019

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, directed by Stanley Kubrick (1963-64; GB/United States). The Conference table in the War Room. Still image. © Sony/Columbia Pictures Industries Inc.

Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition
An insight into director Stanley Kubrick’s vast archive of props, costumes, set models and rare photographs. The exhibition will also trace the design story behind Kubrick’s work and his fascination with design and architecture, including his collaborations with Hardy Amies, Eliot Noyes, Milena Canonero and Saul Bass. 
The Design Museum, 224-238 Kensington High St, Kensington, London W8 6AG, UK

Above: Still from Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, directed by Stanley Kubrick, 1964. © Sony/Columbia Pictures Industries Inc.

29 April — 1 May 2019

FITC Toronto 2019
Speakers include Emily Oberman and Scott Hansen (aka Tycho/ISO50).



MAY 2019

15 May 2019


Toshi Omagari: Berthold Wolpe and his heritage
Typeface designer Toshi Omagari gives the Letter Exchange lecture and will talk through Wolpe’s legacy and his revival works.
Lecture starts at 6.30pm prompt: members £7, non-members £10, students £5.
The Art Workers’ Guild, 6 Queen Square, London, Greater
London WC1N 3AT, UK


JUNE 2019

5 — 7 June 2019

European Design Festival
Warsaw, Poland

5 — 7 June 2019

Kerning Conference 2019

Kerning: International Conference on Typography 2019
Italy’s annual conference on typography and web typography. This year, centred around the theme of ‘wor(l)ds’, Kerning will feature 8 speakers, 8 ‘masters of industry’, and will cover a range of topics within typography and digital communication. 
Cinema Teatro Santi, 10 Via Scaletta, Faenza 1048018, Italy

Tickets available here

10 — 20 June 2019


Typographics Festival
The 2-day Typographics conference will be held on 14-15 June.
Cooper Union, Cooper Square, 7 East 7th Street, New York, NY 10003, UK

12 June 2019


Pip Hall: The Illustrated Word
The Art Workers’ Guild, 6 Queen Square, London, Greater
London WC1N 3AT, UK


JULY 2019

3 — 3 July 2019


Legacy of Letters 2019: Tipo Cibo Vino

Letterpress workshop with Peter Kruty Editions and the legendary Paul Shaw. ‘Despite the strong emphasis on food, there will be plenty of time for letterpress printing.’

Tipoteca, Cornuda, Italy

No prior experience or background in letterpress printing or typography is required to join the Tipo Cibo Vino workshop. Cost is $3850 [$3300 early bird discount]. Space limited to twelve participants.