Join the Neon Museum and Nikki Villagomez for a look into how local culture may affect typography choices. Nikki will use pictures taken throughout her travels to discuss the comparisons and contrasts in type choices based on location. Her presentation will incorporate photos submitted by you of your favorite Las Vegas typography!
Nikki will also have copies of her book, "Culture+Typography: How Culture Affects Typography" for sale.
Nikki Villagomez is a nationally recognized speaker and published author on typography. She is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a BFA in graphic design. After working as a designer in New York City, she moved to her home state of South Carolina where she became a full-time freelancer. Nikki is the founder and former president of the South Carolina chapter of AIGA. She has been an educator teaching graphic design and typography at the University of South Carolina and the University of Akron. Currently, Nikki lives in Charlotte, NC and is the Creative Studio Director at Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP, one of the top 20 public accounting firms in the nation. In her free time, she maintains her blog about how culture affects typography.
When: Tuesday, June 11, 2019, 7:00-8:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Ne10 Studio, 1001 W. Bonanza Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89106, Las Vegas, NV 89106
Admission is free but space is limited. Reserve your tickets.
Book signing will take place after the lecture.
Nikki will use the photos you send in to create her presentation. For the next few weeks, we challenge you to really look at the everyday typography that makes Las Vegas unique. The types of pictures we’d like to see submitted are neon signs, graffiti, manhole covers, hand lettering and local signs. Submit your photos now!
Or Instagram: @nikki_vz #LasVegasType
Make sure your profiles are set to public so that Nikki will see your posts!
Please submit all photos by Friday, May 17 to ensure your photo will be part of the presentation.