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How culture affects typography

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May 3, 2016
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Join AIGA Detroit for a presentation by Nikki Villagomez, who uses photos from her travels to show how culture affects typography and decision-making processes in everyday life.

Thursday, June 16; 5:30 – 8:30 pm

Elizabeth Theater (above Park Bar)
2040 Park Ave.
 Detroit, Michigan

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We need YOUR help! Shape the event by sending in photos of your favorite Detroit typography, and Nikki may use yours in her presentation. For the next few weeks, we challenge you to really look at the everyday typography that makes Detroit unique.

Submit your photos now! You can submit photos by:

Twitter: @AIGADetroit @nikki_vz // #DetroitType

Instagram: @nikki_vz // #DetroitType

Email: nikkivillagomez@gmail.com

Please submit all photos by Friday, May 20.

About the speaker:

Nikki Villagomez is a nationally recognized speaker on typography. She is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a BFA in Graphic Design. After working as a designer in New York City, she moved to her home state of South Carolina where she became a fulltime freelancer. Nikki is the founder and former president of the South Carolina chapter of AIGA. She has been an educator teaching Graphic Design and Typography at the University of South Carolina and the University of Akron. After working for four years in Ohio for Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP, she relocated to the company headquarters in Charlotte, NC to serve as the Creative Studio Manager. In her free time, she maintains her blog about how culture affects typography.

Get the book:

AIGA Detroit Discount—Use coupon code CT20 to receive 20% off Nikki’s Culture+Typography book. Valid through 12/31/2017.

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