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UX London 2023 Conference

We attended the excellent UX London 2023 Conference at the Tobacco Dock in East London, on the 22nd–23rd June 2023, hosted and organised by the design company Clearleft. June 2023.

A dark navy blue horizontal rectangle. On the left in a white box are the letters ‘UX’, then to the right ‘London’, in large white capital bold letters

2nd Centre for Book Cultures and Publishing (CBCP) Postgraduate Symposium

We attended the excellent symposium at the University of Reading, U.K., near to the world-renowned Department of Typography & Graphic Communication, on the 25th May 2023, 9am–5pm. May 2023.

The words ‘centre for book cultures & publishing’ on separate lines below each other, ‘book’ and ‘cultures’ is in bright orange. The typeface is in a stencil typeface, and behind the txt is a grey outline of a double page spread

Graphic Design Educators’ Network Pedagogic Research Symposium

We attended the symposium at the Design School, Loughborough University, Epinal Way, Loughborough, LE11 3TU, U.K. on Wednesday 20th April 2016, 1pm–5pm.

It was very pleasant, interesting and in a nice modern building. The highlight presentation was by Karel van der Waarde Communication Design Education: Could 9 Reflections be Sufficient? For more information visit the Graphic Design Educators’ Network website. April 2016.

Photo of the Design School, shows a grey and cool green front made out of a lot of glass, which very light grey concrete panels, then the glass revolver door at the front Photo of the conference centre, shows people sitting at small conference desks looking at the front where the lecturer is giving a presentation

London Book Fair 2008

We will be at the London Book Fair for 1 day between the 14th–16th April 2008. If you are a publisher and would like to arrange a meeting contact us.

London Book Fair logo 2008. A dark blue square background with with serif typeface all capital text with the fair name

Education Show 2008

We will be at the Education Show at the NEC in Birmingham, U.K. for 1 day, between the 28th February–1st March 2008. If you are an educational publisher and would like to arrange a meeting contact us.

The Education Show NEC Birmingham logo 2008. Shows the title of the fair in light grey all capital letters, with 3 green arc lines above the fair title text

Information Design Association presentation

We will be attending the Information Design Association presentation Medicines, Information Design and People’s Health by David Dickinson from Consumation, on topics around patient/medicine information leaflet design, at the Design Council office, 34 Bow Street, London, WC2E 7DL, U.K., on the 21st November 2007.

Photo of the front of the Design Council office, showing dark grey entrance and the red Design Council logo on a 3D cube before the entrance

Sign Design Society 2008 talk

We will be attending the Sign Design Society’s talk Public Testing of Pictograms by BAA (British Airports Authority) with Tim Wheen (market research executive) at BAA, on the 6th February 2008, 6.30pm, room 1.6 at the John Lewis Partnership, 171 Victoria Street, London, SW1E 5NN, U.K. (nearest tube station is Victoria).

Photo of a group people sitting watching the speaker at the front in the conference/talk room BAA (British Airports Authority) logo, shows the word 'BAA' in large black capital serif letters, then on the right a green square with a triangle flying through it
Image from the talk flyer, shows a large yellow aeroplane from the top, with pictograms dotted around on the top

St Bride Library lecture

We will be attending the Re-Reading Beatrice: The Beatrice Warde Memorial Lecture, on Thursday 31st May 2007, 7pm at the St Bride Library in London, off Fleet Street, that was world renowned for newspaper journalism, printing and literary heritage. The event will conclude with the launch of the English edition of Gerard Unger’s book While You’re Reading.

Photo of the front of the St Bride Library, shows a red bricked buildings, with trees arching over the top left, and a blue doorway to the right Photo of the front of the St Bride Library, shows a red bricked buildings, with trees arching over the top left, and a blue doorway to the right

Frankfurt Book Fair 2007

We will be at the Frankfurt Book Fair on the 12th October 2007. If you are a publisher and would like to arrange a meeting contact us.

An open flying red book shape, on the left, then the words ‘Frankfurter Buchmesse’ on 2 lines to the right, in large capital red letters
Photo of an exhibition hall at the Frankfurt Book Fair. Shows exhibition stands and small tables with people having meetings

RGAP Small Publishers Fair 2006

We will be exhibiting and selling our 3 self-published books The Journey of Larks, Life, and Punctuation..? (1st editions) at the RGAP Small Publishers Fair, Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, London WC1 on Friday 20th October 2006. Open 11am–7pm, admission free (the nearest tube station is Holborn).

RGAP small publishers fair 2006 photo of the fair hall with lots of people standing in lanes with desks and people exhibiting their books
RGAP small publishers fair 2006 poster. Light brown background with the event title, time, details, logo and a greyscale photo of book binding workshop Black border on a horizontal rectangle, then the letters ‘RCGAP’ in large capital bold font

Fast Type, Slow Type Conference

We will be attending the Fast Type, Slow Type Conference running from the 16th–18th October 2006, at the Custard Factory, in Birmingham, U.K. We will be there on the 16th. It is the 5th in an annual series of international typographic design conferences.

The Type Events logo. Shows the word 'typ' in large lowercase bold letters on the left, then the word 'events' in pink lighter italic text to the right. Then says in smaller text 'Enjoy the moment!' below

Front image of the Fast type, Slow type conference flyer. Shows a dark pink background, with white, light pink and dark pink, triangular capital letters, with extra information in smaller text on the right