Typo-Stammtisch 03/07: State visit effective!

Posted on 21 March 2007 in:

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We are pleased to report that the beloved president of Cape Arona, Stefan Claudius, pulled off a state visit to the “secret capital of type” without a hitch. The Offenbach Typo-Stammtisch has thus faced a difficult security challenge, and passed successfuly. Here is a report of the evening’s events…

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15 people were present, making this the second-largest Typo-Stammtisch to date. The record still stands at 21, waiting to be broken some day.
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Speakers’ corner: Left, Ludmila Lorenz. Right, Stefan Claudius.
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After Stefan Claudius’s presentation of his typefaces under the Cape Arcona label, Ludmila Lorenz presented her Diplomarbeit from the Fachhochschule Mainz, a typeface family named after Soviet-block housing complexes, WBS-70 Standard. TypeOff has reported on Ludmila and her exhibition once before.
Another highlight of the evening was Miriam Schwank, who recapped her Diplomarbeit from the Fachhochschule Wiesbaden. Miriam paid us a visit in October, and it was delightful to see the finished results of what she had then only begun. Spatium-magazin.de has a short interview with Miriam here.

More photos from this, and past Typo-Stammtische, may be found on flickr:

The next Typo-Stammtisch will be held on Tuesday, April 24, 2007—just two days before the unofficial start of TypoTechnica 2007!