Katherine Gillieson  Design & Writing

Sign Design Society, the December talk

Looking forward to presenting Virtual Itineraries: Reading the City in December for the Sign Design Society. Will be reviewing workshops in Ravensburg, Germany as well as in Reading and Manchester, UK.

The new 115 website goes live

Finally, Bryce and I have put up the new website up for Workplace Co-operative 115. It is built with WordPress so should be sparkling with latest news and events from now on.

VI in Manchester

Looks like Eric Kindel and I will be presenting a Virtual Itineraries workshop at the Social Technologies Summit, part of Futuresonic, in mid-May. Eric is currently teaching the Virtual Itineraries Reading module in the Department of Typography. Looking forward to visiting Manchester!

In Ravensburg

A shot of the city centre this morning.

A shot of the city centre this morning

Our environmental lettering pool is up at running as Virtual Itineraries Ravensburg
on Flickr.

Virtual itineraries in Ravensburg

Looking forward to teaching at the UCE Ravensburg again in November. Will be running a ‘virtual itineraries’ project to create a shared, geo-tagged collection of environmental lettering and signage with the students.

Isotype in context

Starting to think about that panel on Isotype at Networks of design, a Design History Society conference in Cornwall (3 to 5 September).

Latest writing on book design

Not that you’d know it from the site, but there are 3 essays of mine in the newly minted volume Fully Booked, by Die Gestalten publishers. Pleasure to work with them.

Twitter updates for the Information Design Association

infodesign.org.uk is up and twittering! find us here.

St Bride conference approaches

Getting ready for Seeking Inspiration. Assembling thoughts on diagrams, urbanology and the like!

New home page

The site gets a new home page alert service! thanks bryce.