Discover the phenomena of ghostsigns with Sam Roberts MISTD. The fading remains of past signs painted on walls, under threat from the elements and the process of urban renewal, offer a ghostly insight into advertising, craft and local history.

Type Tourist

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Join Type Tourist David Quay FISTD on a typographical bicycle tour during Graphic Design Festival Breda. Discover a wealth of Dutch typographic styles and keep fit in the process.

Kitching’s Concise Letterpress Workshop

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World-renowned typographer, designer and letterpress practitioner Alan Kitching (RDI AGI Hon FRCA Hon FISTD), will teach a hands-on two day course exploring the details and fundamentals of typography. Course dates: 10–11 July, 4–5 & 11–12 September 2015

Comedy Carpet Off-Cuts exhibition (1 comments)

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The Comedy Carpet Off-Cuts exhibition gives you the opportunity to own one (or more) of these unique covetable fragments, produced in the process of creating the largest and funniest typographic monument in the world. Currently showing at Jealous Gallery North only until to 5 July 2015

Ladybird by Design goes on tour

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Ladybird by Design is a touring exhibition from De La Warr Pavilion, co-curated by Lawrence Zeegen and Jane Won. Visit the touring exhibition of original illustrations from Ladybird books from 1950s to 1970s this summer, opening at the House of Illustration, London on 10 July 2015. Share your Ladybird memories #talkaboutladybird
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House of Illustration
10 July to 27 September 2015