Public Speaking

Mostly I speak about my own work. Sometimes I rant about ideas related to my work.

Conferences and organizations

AIGA Conference, (Command-X judge), Minneapolis, MN, October 2017.
Design Festival 4GN, Bogota, Colombia, September 2017.
DesigNerds 2016, Bolzno Italy, October 2016.
ReasonsTo 2016, Brighton UK, September 2016.
FID 2016, San José, Costa Rica, March 2016.
Wayzgoose, Hamilton Wood Type Museum, Two Rivers, WI, November 2015.
FUSE Conference 2015, Chicago, IL, April 2015.
Philadelphia Free Library; for the opening of “Framing Fraktur”, Philadelphia, PA, March 2015.
MUDAC, Lausanne, Switzerland; for the opening of my exhibit. June 2014.
BC Libraries Conference, Vancouver, BC, April 2014.
OFFSET 2014, Dublin, Ireland, March 2014
AIGA National Conference 2013, Minneapolis, MN, October 2013
AGIOpen, London, UK, September 2013
AIGA Houston, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, TX, July 2013
CHiDM (Chicago Design Museum), Chicago, IL, June 2013
AIGA Boston, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA, April 2013
TypoSF, San Francisco, CA, April 2013
DesignIndaba, Cape Town, South Africa, February 2013
AGI Open 2012, Hong Kong, China, September 2012
Kyoorius Designyatra, Goa, India, September 2012
AGIdeas. Melbourne, Australia, May 2012
AIGA “Pivot”, Phoenix, AZ, October 2011
AGIOpen, Barcelona, Spain, October 2011
CPHDesign11, Copenhagen, Denmark
OFFF, Barcelona, Spain, June 2011
Gravity Free, San Francisco, CA, May 2011
The Wolfsonian, Miami, FL, April 2011
OCAD, Toronto, Ontario, February 2011
Design Thinkers, Toronto, Canada, November 2010
AIGA/NY: at F.I.T., New York, NY, October 2010.
The Corcoran Gallery, Washington, DC, October 2010.
AGI Open, Porto, Portugal, October 2010.
Pentagram, London, UK, October 2010.
ATypI Conference, Dublin, Ireland. September 2010.
GRID Conference, Bonnier Media, Stockholm, Sweden. September 2010.
4cit Spanish Typography Conference, Valencia, Spain. June 2010.
icograda Vancouver Design Week, Vancouver, Canada. April 2010.
Amiens Type Conference, Amiens, France. April 2010.
Penny Stamps Lecture Series, Ann Arbor, MI. March 2010.
TED, Long Beach, CA. February 2010.
Alaska Design Forum, Juneau, Fairbanks & Anchorage, AK. January 2010.
AGI, Istanbul, Turkey. October 2009.
Recontres de Lure, Lurs-en-Provence, France. August 2009.
Visueltdagene (the Visual Days), Oslo, Norway. May 2009.
Justified West, Vancouver, Canada, April 2009.
DesignIndaba, Cape Town, South Africa. February 2009.
San Diego AIGA, San Diego, California, January 2009.
Pop!Tech, Camden, ME, October 2008.
Trimarchi 08, Argentina, September 2008.
Hearts & Minds, Creativity Magazine event, New York, NY, September 2008.
Semi-Permanent ’08, Auckland, New Zealand. August 2008.
TypoBerlin, Berlin, Germany. May 2008.
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN. March 2008.
AIGA Next (National Conference), Mainstage presentation; Denver, CO, October 2007.
Think Tank, Nashville AIGA, Nashville, tn. September 2007.
Design Matters Live with Debbie Millman, San Francisco, ca. September 2007.
TypeCamp, Galliano Island, BC. (5 day workshop). August 2007.
TypeCon, Seattle, WA. August 2007.
Columbus Society of Communicating Arts, Columbus, OH. May 2007.
Dallas Society of Visual Communicators, Dallas, TX. March 2007.
Type Director’s Club, New York, ny. January 2007.
Graphex ’06, Vancouver, BC. Panel moderator. September 2005.
Saskatchewan Design Week, Saskatoon, SK. September 2005.
Schools of Thoughts 2, Pasadena, CA. May 2005.


Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. April 2014.
Emily Carr Institute of Art & Design, Vancouver, BC. November 2010.
Elisava School of Design, Barcelona, Spain. April 2010.
Royal College of Art, London, uk, April 2010.
Art Center, Pasadena, California, February 2010; January 2009; November 2006.
Cal Polytech, San Luis Obispo, California, January 2009.
Emily Carr Institute of Art & Design, Vancouver, BC. October 2008.
Bowling Green State University, Toledo, oh. September 2007.
Red River College, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Keynote speaker to graduating class. May 2007.
Old Dominion University, Norfolk, va. Presentation and demonstration. April 2007.
Emily Carr Institute of Art & Design, Vancouver, BC. March 2007.
CalArts, Valencia, California. Presentation and workshop, November 2006.
Maryland Institute College of Art, Maryland, Baltimore, September 2006.
Central St. Martins, London, uk. May 2006.
Reading Univerisity: Typography, Reading, uk. May 2006.
Salazar Student Awards, Vancouver, bc. Keynote speaker. June 2005
Capilano College, Vancouver, bc. 2005.