Born in London in 1970 and raised on a diet of Richard Scarry, Hergé, Judge Dredd and Albert Camus, James Jarvis studied Illustration at the University of Brighton and the Royal College of Art, graduating in 1995. Since then he has gone on to establish himself as a graphic artist of international repute.
Erik Kessels is the co-founder and Creative Director of the communications agency KesselsKramer (Do yourself a favor: click on the link and let the page reload a couple of times!). The company believes in finding new ways for brands to tell stories using whatever media is most relevant to their message.
A Practice for Everyday Life create brand identities, signage & wayfinding, exhibition design, print and websites from concept to production. By telling stories to transform the ordinary into the extraordinary Kirsty Carter and Emma Thomas develop inspired design solutions which earned them much reputation for crafting intelligent, beautiful and innovative work.
There are many ways in which to socialise today. Facebook, Twitter or Google+ are common among people all around the world. Sharing short texts, videos and photos is popular. But not only that. Social networking allows to stay tuned around the world. It is changing the way we live, the way we keep in touch and how we act.
Congratulations to Shani and Samuel, our contest winners of this week (see all entries of contest week 2 here). Shani makes us aware of the fact that not everybody might notice and care about bad kerning. With type designers like Rick Banks, Henrik Kubel or Freda Sack we at TYPO London 2012 hope that no issues will be left out when it comes to type design! Check out our speakers list here: typotalks.com/london/speakers