Tina Roth EisenbergThe best way to complain is to make thingsTYPO Berlin 2015 Character | Thursday, 21 May | 3:00 pm | Hall | EnglishTina will share stories about how her labors of loves (aka side projects) redefined her career. She will urge us to embrace generosity and kindness in the work place. And she will most likely explain why every business needs a ...211
Oliver ReichensteinStructuring informationTYPO Berlin 2015 Character | Thursday, 21 May | 6:00 pm | Hall | EnglishIA, UXD, Content Strategy, Service Design, every couple of months Web designers rebrand and renegotiate the terms that define what we do. In the end our job boils down to the different ways of structuring information, an art much older ...164
Jan SowaDialectics of design or the unbearable persistence of the Avant-gardeTYPO Berlin 2015 Character | Thursday, 21 May | 2:00 pm | Hall | EnglishContemporary creative endeavour – design as much as art– remains trapped between two seemingly contradictive yet equally strong tendencies: the avant-garde aspiration to shape the social world in a progressive, emancipatory way and the market urge to adjust to commercial ...
Luc(as) de GrootBis zum äußersten: LucasFontsTYPO Berlin 2015 Character | Friday, 22 May | 11:00 am | Hall | GermanLuc(as) de Groot will present fine type between ugly extremes. He will talk about the un-doability of 32 masters. He will give a life proof of his daily fights with the grid. He will explain details of optical mathematics, providing ...
Jon BurgermanEncourage the ferret.TYPO Berlin 2015 Character | Thursday, 21 May | 4:00 pm | Hall | EnglishIs the creative pursuit like a sport? What are the rules of the game? What does winning even mean? And what happens if a ferret invades the pitch? This engaging, surprising, amusing talk looks to answer these questions whilst giving ...
Erik KesselsConfusion makes the world go roundTYPO Berlin 2015 Character | Saturday, 23 May | 6:00 pm | Hall | EnglishHumans instinctively steer clear of violence, confrontations, daytime television and bears. Above all, we try to avoid complications. Our greatest desire is to live an uncomplicated life, and yet our greatest misfortune is that life has become so fast-paced and convoluted ...156
Aaron James DraplinTall tales from a large manTYPO Berlin 2015 Character | Saturday, 23 May | 11:00 am | Hall | EnglishUsing scientific proof and state-of-the-art multimedia techniques, Aaron James Draplin delivers a suckerpunch of a talk that aims to provide bonafide proof of work, the highs and lows of a ferociously independent existence and a couple tall tales from his ...151
George ZisiadisDesigning for joyTYPO Berlin 2015 Character | Thursday, 21 May | 7:00 pm | Hall | EnglishGeorge really wants to make you smile. Like REALLY really. Journey with him on a tour through his whimsical and playful world of interactive art. From turning heartbeats into music to flying mistletoe drones in public. See how his projects ...146
Gemma O’BrienDeath to inspirational quotesTYPO Berlin 2015 Character | Friday, 22 May | 6:00 pm | Hall | EnglishIf religion is the opiate of the masses, inspirational quotes on Instagram are the Xanax. Typographer Gemma O’Brien discusses her love/hate relationship with hand-lettered inspirational quotes and explores ideas of authorship, authenticity, style and meaning in the world of typography ...142
Matteo BolognaDo What I Say, Not What I DoTYPO Berlin 2016 Beyond Design | Saturday, 14 May | 11:00 am | Hall | EnglishJoin Matteo Bologna, founder of Mucca in his uplifting and humorous talk. Mr. Bologna will talk about the struggles and the delights of having a branding company in NYC, the love /hate relationship with clients and why designers should never ...134
Erik MarinovichFlow: Lettering in the age of Hip HopTYPO Berlin 2016 Beyond Design | Friday, 13 May | 11:00 am | Hall | EnglishWhat makes lettering and hip hop so appealing and why are the similarities between them so uncanny? In this talk Erik Marinovich explores the parallels between these art forms and the effects each have on their respective industry and culture ...131
Jochen RädekerHello future – goodbye design! Wie die Zukunft Gestalt annimmtTYPO Berlin 2016 Beyond Design | Thursday, 12 May | 7:00 pm | Hall | GermanAlgorithms, big data, and content are the new alphabet of successful branding. Is there any space left for the letter D – as in design? How shall we define the future role of the designer? Jochen Rädeker will discuss projects ...129
Francesco FranchiDesigning newsTYPO Berlin 2015 Character | Saturday, 23 May | 4:00 pm | Show | EnglishAs designers we are living the most interesting and challenging age of the news industry. The technology used in writing is undergoing a huge transformation, addressing itself to a multitude of languages. The great challenge of our time is to ...127
Daniel GjødeOut of our minds – How to achieve everything we have … in a much shorter timeTYPO Berlin 2014 ROOTS | Thursday, 15 May | 3:00 pm | Hall | EnglishIn this “behind the scenes” talk, Daniel takes you on an painfully honest journey through the do’s and don’ts, ups and downs, and many fails Stupid Studio has experienced since setting up shop in 2006. Through examples and cases he will ...119
Josh HigginsBuilding a characterTYPO Berlin 2015 Character | Saturday, 23 May | 12:00 pm | Hall | EnglishMoments: these little, tiny increments of time we sometimes take for granted or barely notice can have a dramatic effect on our lives. A discussion about my career as a touring musician on MCA/Universal Records to Design Director for President ...119
Nadine ChahineDesigning for split second clarityTYPO Berlin 2016 Beyond Design | Thursday, 12 May | 6:00 pm | Hall | EnglishIn the near future, it's likely that your eyes will be darting from one device to the next to check the weather and traffic, and get a reminder that you’re low on milk. There is no question that screens are ...118
SNASKMake Enemies & Gain Fans – The inspirational show about creative entrepreneurshipTYPO Berlin 2014 ROOTS | Thursday, 15 May | 8:00 pm | Hall | EnglishWhat no one hates, no one loves. Every brand, agency and person needs to have enemies in order to gain fans. Coca Cola vs Pepsi, Ikea vs Expensive, Volvo vs Death, Superman vs Lex Luthor and so on. When being ...113
Sarah IllenbergerPlaytimeTYPO Berlin 2014 ROOTS | Thursday, 15 May | 6:00 pm | Hall | English»A man is a man in full only where he plays.« Friedrich Schiller about the impact of „playing“ in the creative process. Sarah Illenberger has internalized the process, and will show us how this triggers ideas, and how to discover ...109