Thursday, 7 January 2016

Type Talks - Seb Lester: Peace, hellfire and outer space

14 January 2016 | Lecture Theatre, Parkside Building, Birmingham City University

Registration opens at 1730. Talk scheduled 1800-1930

SEB LESTER is a designer and artist based in the UK. He has developed logos and type illustrations for some of the world’s biggest companies, publications and events, including the likes of NASA, Apple, the New York Times and the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics. An obsession with calligraphy has pushed his work in exciting directions. In four years he has become one of the highest profile calligraphers in the world with over one million followers on social media websites. Previously a Senior Type Designer at Monotype for nine years he developed custom typefaces for many familiar brands including British Airways, Intel, the Daily Telegraph and H&M. He is passionate about letterforms stating 'I find the Latin alphabet to be one of mankind's most beautiful and profound creations'. 

Tickets are free and can be booked here.

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