A huge thank you to all those who exhibited, visited, supported and partnered with us for The Eric Gill Series exhibition in London. The exhibition attracted more than 3000 visitors over seven days and nearly 500 guests attended our talks, Me & Mr Gill and Type Tuesday: Set in Gill, both in partnership with Eye Magazine.
To relive the experience, browse through our highlights below.
Rarely seen archive materials spanning 80 years of Eric Gill’s work, from original 10-inch drawings to Gill Sans® and Joanna’s use on Penguin’s book covers.
Me & Mr Gill
Friday night was type night at Truman Brewery! Our panel discussion welcomed experts Sallie Morris, Claire Mason, Phil Baines, David Pearson and Terrance Weinzierl who gave insights into Eric Gill’s work.
Type Tuesday: Set in Gill
Eye Magazine’s John Walters chaired an engaging evening of type and talk with speakers; Dan Rhatigan, David Hitner and James Mosley.
Giant letters taken from 20 fonts in The Eric Gill Series made up a giant magnetic wall for visitors to interact with.
Interactive digital agency, FIELD showcased Responsive Energy, part of Monotype’s Type Reinvented series. These installation films explored the new typefaces Gill Sans® Nova, Joanna® Nova and Joanna Sans Nova.
The Five Points Brewing Company
We partnered with The Five Points Brewing Company to create three bespoke brews, bottled and branded for The Eric Gill Series: Sans Light, Medium Italic and Ultra Bold.
Our onsite shop sold Monotype goodies all week from tote bags and laser-cut wooden coasters to limited edition publications and our full Monotype Collections box set. If you missed the opportunity to shop, you can visit our brand new online shop and explore the full Monotype collection now!
Visitors sampled all 77 fonts in The Eric Gill Series at our exhibition device desk.
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If you missed the exhibition, let us know your name and address and we’ll post you a free copy of The Eric Gill Series Newsletter.
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