The Kernference

The Kernference, is a 3-day virtual summit, November 1–3, bringing the global type community together.

Goodtype has been serving up inspiration and connecting type designers, letterers, and calligraphers for almost 10 years. Now it’s time to bring our global community even closer together with an epic 3-day virtual event that celebrates our mutual love of letters.

The Kernference is an online conference featuring talks, workshops, and panels from the industry’s top players as well as rising talent. Whether you’re excited to get super nerdy about type and hone your skills or you’re looking to grow your career or art business…we’ve got you covered.

From skill-building and type-focused learning to sessions about building your business or career as an artist or designer, we’re coming at ya from all sides.

Keynote speakers include:

Annie Atkins
Is a Welsh graphic designer and prop maker for film and television. She is known for her graphic design work in The Grand Budapest Hotel and has gone on to work with director Wes Anderson on Isle of Dogs and The French Dispatch. We’ll be doing a live Q&A session with her about her career and working in film.

Amy & Jen Hood
Are the co-founders at Hoodzpah Design. Located in California, they create to delight the disenchanted, defy the ordinary, and decipher the woods from the trees. Their unique style and Swiss-army-skillset have led to exciting collaborations with brands and companies known and unknown, large and small. They’ll be sharing a behind-the-scenes look at making a font.

Andy J. Pizza
Based in Columbus, OH, is an American illustrator who has worked for clients such as The New York Times and LEGO, as well as illustrated picture books like "A Pizza With Everything On It." (Amazon’s Best Kid’s Books List 2021, Booklist Starred Review). His podcast, Creative Pep Talk, hosts guests like comedian Abbi Jacobson and poet Morgan Harper Nichols. Andy is also storyteller, often pep talking teams at creative hubs like Warby Parker and Sesame Street.



Regular Price: $247
Last Call: $297
Workshop Add on: $100

Get $50 off using promocode NEONMOIRE


Online, details after registration.

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