Font Selfie Workshop at the V&A for the London Design Festival

AddressCromwell Road, South Kensington
AtVictoria and Albert Museum
CountyLondon (GB085)

Cromwell Road, South Kensington
Victoria and Albert Museum
London (GB085)
Tel 2017-09-16
Categoria Events

Font Selfie Workshop at the V&A for the London Design Festival Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th September 11am to 5pm, free, drop in, no booking necessary Sackler Centre, Victoria and Albert Museum Come along to the Type Tasting workshop at the Victoria and Albert Museum where you can pick a typeface that reflects your personality and customise it to create your own ‘Font Selfie’. Your design will be added to the display in this prestigious museum, which will grow throughout the weekend as we create an exciting collection of typographic self-portraits. You can showcase your work and follow the growing collection online at #FontSelfie. You are welcome to collect your work between 5pm and 5.30pm on Sunday. Talk, 2pm Saturday and Sunday Author and Type Tasting founder Sarah Hyndman will give a short talk about her research into typeface personalities.

Why do fonts have personalities? What might your choice of font reveal about you? Which font would you trust, like as a friend, or even go on a date with? Participate in font personality research Graphic designer and author Sarah Hyndman has created this mass participation experiment as part of her ongoing research into the personalities of different typefaces/fonts. She plans to publish this as her next book, and she needs your help: either come along to the Type Tasting Pop Up Laboratory during the Font Seflie workshop at the V&A, or take part online here Find out more at

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