The TypeCon 2004 conference was held in San Francisco, July 22-25.
The TypeCon 2004 conference, organized by SOTA, was held in San Francisco, July 21–25. From the official website:
Take a trip through the now and then of type, design, and all things relative. Your guides on this journey will include Ayana Baltrip, Ken Barber, Ed Benguiat, Roger Black, Matthew Carter, Emory Douglas, John Downer, Dave Farey, Firehouse, David Lance Goines, Shelley Gruendler, Allan Haley, Michael Harvey, Cyrus Highsmith, Alastair Johnston, Max Kisman, Akira Kobayashi, Michael Kohnke, Tony de Marco, Joachim Müller-Lancé, Jim Parkinson, Claudio Rocha, Freda Sack, Erik Spiekermann, Kazuaki Tanahashi, Underware, and Armin Vit.
Explore new offerings from indie foundries, letterpress printing, custom type, calligraphy, film titles, the latest typography and design tools, the Bay Area’s rock music culture, and much more. Raise a crystal goblet to Beatrice Warde, and open the door to the mysterious Typebox. Feed your head with the (other)worldly collection of exhibits in the TypeGallery, and partake of friendship and laughter at special evening events.
The vibe shall be warm and friendly, the event affordable. Join us in San Francisco for the next summer of love — TypeCon2004 is an experience waiting to happen.
The sixth annual TypeCon is presented by the not-for-profit Society of Typographic Aficionados (SOTA).