Speaker: How Culture Affects Typography

Speaker: Nikki Villagomez
How Culture Affects Typography

Join designer, blogger, and typofile, Nikki Villagomez for a look into how culture affects the decision processes of every day life. For those who mix words with images, this is as crucial to the message we convey as it is fascinating to an observer of those processes. In her presentation, Nikki will use pictures she has taken throughout her travels and talk about the comparisons (and contrasts) in type choices based on location.

Thursday April 10th, 2014 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Southwest University of Visual Arts
in the Assembly Hall (building map)
5000 Marble NE
Albuquerque, NM

1 block North of Lomas and 2 blocks West of San Mateo on Marble.

Nikki has asked local creatives across New Mexico to look closer at the typography throughout the state and take pictures that you feel best represent New Mexico. These pictures will be used as a crucial part of her presentation on April 10th, 2014. Pictures need to be submitted by March 10th, 2014.

You can submit your photos via:

 *Photos will not be used for commercial purposes or for profit.

Examples of photos Nikki is looking for:

  • Signs that make New Mexico unique (like a local coffee shop sign, or anything with a city name or reference to the state, like Santa Fe Public Library, or Albuquerque Theater)
  • Manhole covers
  • Graffiti
  • Hand lettering
  • Ghost signs


When & Where
Thu, Apr 10, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
5000 Marble NE
Albuquerque, NM