We read more than ever. More specifically, we read more digitally than ever. Message apps, social media, playlists — text is omnipresent and indispensable. It delivers information and is at the same time the most important layout element for designers.
Starting early at 8:30 (am!), several of the Berlin staff arrived at Galerie P98a, Erik Spiekermann’s letterpress workshop, where we attended Sonja Knecht’s presentation entitled Text in Not (Text in a state of emergency) as part of the Creative Mornings series. And it proved worthwhile for a number of different reasons.
On 3 and 4 June 2016, the German-speaking IA and UX community met up for the ninth time at the Konferenz für Informationsarchitektur (IA) in Germany. The weather was perfect and expectations were high as Daniela Reichhoff, Maksim Mur’ye and Jennifer Gschwindt made their way to the Urania cinema and event building in Berlin.