John van Hamersveld: A Sun of Many Colors

HMCT is pleased to present an article paying homage to iconic SoCal designer John van Hamersveld, written by renowned designer, educator (currently a professor at CalArts) and friend of HMCT Louise Sandhaus. Over the last decade or so, John van


Typographics 2023 at The Cooper Union, New York City

I attended my first Typographics four years ago in 2019, and I had the opportunity once again to see the conference this past June. HMCT resumed its sponsorship for this year’s Typographics. Sponsorships and proceeds are used to help return


ATypI Paris 2023

The first type conference I ever attended was ATypI Tokyo in 2019, which marked my initial foray into the world of type nerds. Returning to Paris after a pandemic-induced hiatus, ATypI felt like four years’ worth of typographic material from


LHM Fellow: Leon Butler

In partnership with ArtCenter’s Graphic Design (Gx) and Graduate Graphic Design (MGx) programs, HMCT offers international grants to educators teaching at the university level designed to expand and enhance their teaching pedagogy. Chosen applicants are embedded for one week in


Wolfgang Weingart 1941–2021

I first became aware of the work of Wolfgang Weingart whilst studying at Bath Academy of Art in England around 1979. Benno Zehnder, the Head of the Graphics Department, was Swiss and had installed a framed black-and-white Weingart poster at


Character Building

Thanks to the persistence of my colleague Prof. Ty Drake, HMCT now has two billboard spaces available for the display of student projects adjacent to the 950 building south parking lot. After Ty’s students’ work inaugurated the spaces, they were

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