Live stream talks from TYPO 2017

If you can’t make it to Berlin for TYPO 2017, we are live streaming a selection of talks.  Check out the schedule below and head over to Monotype’s Facebook page to set a reminder or watch the talks live! 

Speaker Date Time
Underware Thurs, May 25 9:00 am ET
Birgit Palma Thurs, May 25 11:00 am ET
Julia Nimke & Rosa Kammermeier Thurs, May 25 1:00 pm ET
Aoi Yamaguchi & TM Schneider calligraphy performance Thurs, May 25 3:00 pm ET
Debbie Millman Fri, May 26 9:00 am ET
Erik Spiekermann Fri, May 26 1:00 pm ET
Liv Saddall Sat, May 27 9:00 am ET
Michael Johnson Sat, May 27 1:00 pm ET


Watch Underware

Thursday May 25 9:00 am ET; 3:00 pm local

Underware typefaces (and talks!) are among the most popular of independent type foundries. They make happy-go-lucky, high-quality, text-friendly typefaces for both display use and comprehensive typesetting. Underware’s typefaces stand out thanks to their unique aesthetics and a given collective presence. Underware is a refreshing and intelligent team. Founded in 1999 by Akiem Helmling, Bas Jacobs and Sami Kortemäki.

Watch Birgit Palma

Thursday, May 25 11:00 am ET; 5:00 pm local

Birgit Palma is a passionate multidisciplinary illustrator and lettering addict working and living in Barcelona. What inspires her? Surrealism, op art, nature and its colorful life. She is also an adjunct professor at the Fachhochschule Salzburg / MultiMediaArt. 

Watch Julia Nimke & Rosa Kammermeier, Adobe Creative Residents

Thursday, May 25 1:00pm ET ; 7:00pm local

Julia Nimke is a photography Adobe Creative Resident based in Berlin, Germany. She’s passionate about nature and traveling, which are woven into the imagery of her work. As a Creative Resident in 2017, she will use her photography to explore natural and urban places in Europe, while aligning with the four seasons by applying different styles and techniques for each one. 

Rosa Kammermeier is a graphic design and lettering Adobe Creative Resident based Munich, Germany. She’s spent recent years working for design agencies and as a freelancer focused on hand-lettering. As a Creative Resident in 2017, she’ll be working on a personal project titled the Walk of Happiness, in which she’ll place hand lettered messages of positivity on shop windows across Germany. 

Watch Aoi Yamaguchi & TM Schneider, live calligraphy and music performance 

Thursday, May 25 3:00pm ET; 9:00pm local



Watch Debbie Millman

Friday, May 26 9:00am ET; 3:00pm local

Debbie Millman is a designer, author, educator and brand strategist. She host of the award-winning podcast “Design Matters,” the world’s first podcast on design, Chair of the world’s first Masters in Branding Program at the School of Visual Arts, the editorial and creative director of Print Magazine and President Emeritus of AIGA. She is the author of six books on design and branding.

Watch Erik Spiekermann

Friday, May 26 1:00pm ET; 7:00pm local

Erik Spiekermann is information architect, type designer and author. Two of his typefaces, FF Meta and ITC Officina, are considered to be modern classics. He founded MetaDesign (1979) and FontShop (1988). He is behind the design of well-know brands such as Audi, Bosch, VW, German Railways and Heidelberg Printing, among others; information systems for Berlin Transit and Düsseldorf Airport and for publications like The Economist. 


Watch Liv Siddall

Saturday, May 27 9:00am ET; 3:00pm local

Liv Siddall is the Editor of one of the UK’s most loved music institutions, Rough Trade. Working from their Rough Trade East record store, Liv edits their monthly print magazine and curates and records their podcasts and radio shows.

Watch Michael Johnson

Saturday, May 27 1:00pm ET; 7:00pm local

Johnson Banks defines and then designs brands that make a difference: tackle hunger; fight for an open internet; raise billions for education; bring culture and enlightenment to the world; shift paradigms and change lives. Johnson’s clients include Cambridge University, Action Against Hunger and Mozilla. His new book, “Branding: In Five and a Half Steps” is a best-seller on both sides of the Atlantic.

About TYPO

TYPO Berlin is in its 22nd year and is now Europe’s largest conference on visual communication. What started as a conference on typography has developed into a broad platform for graphic design, digital media, advertising, technology, culture, entertainment and business.