Type Tasting Open Studios

Fresh from creating edible lettering and talking type in Texas at SXSW festival, graphic designer and Type Tasting founder Sarah Hyndman is opening up her studio this weekend to celebrate all things typography.

Up The Junction print
Up The Junction print

Like last year’s event there will be a Dalston Type safari, where intrepid letter-hunters can trawl east London’s kebab and hipster-strewn environs for interesting characters in both senses, creating a phrase from their chosen letters that they feel sums up the area.

Letters from the mean streets of Dalston
Letters from the mean streets of Dalston

Other highlights include a brilliant-sounding discussion of type through album covers, exploring the likes of ACDC, Pulp and punk through a typographic viewpoint.

Album cover typography talk
Album cover typography talk

Those looking for a little gift for letter-loving pals can also explore the goods on offer at the weekend’s pop-up shop, which will sell items including screen printed posters, postcards and glow in the dark fairground letter prints.

Type Tasting pencils
Type Tasting pencils

The Type Tasting Open Studios weekend runs from 7 -8 June at Studio F7, Chocolate Factory, Farleigh Place,
 Stoke Newington,
 London 
N16. Find out more on the website http://typetastingnews.com/2014/05/20/summer-typography-talks/, Twitter: @TypeTasting and  Facebook: /TypeTasting pages

Summertime postcard
Summertime postcard

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