Fifth Annual Typographic Carousel on Halloween 2014!
The Fifth Annual Typographic Carousel was held in the University Gallery of the Vignelli Center for Design Studies on Halloween 2014. Participants were encouraged to dress in costume, and many did! The Terminals included Letterpress, Calligraphy, Transfer Lettering, Conceptual Lettering, Typeface Anatomy and the RIT Handlettering Club Terminal.
the 100 participants had a great time and many took home some cool type-related swag!
This event is coordinated with Professor Carol Fillip.
Photographs by Elizabeth Lamark of RIT.
Professor Kelly Murdoch-Kitt and I dressed as Co-ringmaster Carol Fillip....and Carol dressed as the Ringmaster. (center)
Amelia Hugill-Fontanel of the Cary Graphic Arts Collection at RIT brought a press for students to pull the official Typographic Carousel commemorative poster.
Two eager participants work together at the Typographic Anatomy Terminal.
Participants using the transfer lettering sheets at the Transfer Lettering Terminal.
You never know who will be at the Typographic Carousel!
Professor Lisa Mauro (dressed as Johann Gutenberg) helping a participant identify parts of letters at the Typographic Anatomy Terminal.
Julianna invited her Grandmother, who is a calligrapher, to the event. They had a great time at the Calligraphy Terminal.
Professor Nancy Bernardo serving as Terminal Guide at the Typographic Anatomy Terminal.
Participants working at the Transfer Lettering Terminal, a crowd favorite.
Participants at the RIT Hand Lettering Club Terminal making interesting letters.