Loading Events

The Victorian Letterforms of Ethel Reed

March 23, 2022

Explore the Victorian-era hand-lettering featured in Poster House’s latest exhibition Ethel Reed: I Am My Own Property with type historian Patricia Childers. Take a close look at the letterforms this pioneering graphic artist used in her poster designs and the modern typefaces they’ve inspired, and hear about the processes and techniques used to marry the hand-lettering in seamless composition with Reed’s captivating illustrations. Questions about hand-lettering and the evolution of typography are strongly encouraged!

Patricia Childers, a NYC-based educator and designer, teaches graphic design, theory, and typography. She is an adjunct professor in the Communication Design Department of the New York City College of Technology, (CUNY,) and serves with Paul Shaw as co-director of Tipo, Cibo, Vino, a letterpress workshop in Cornuda Italy. Her practice, P Childers Design, specializes in typography, visual identity, and publication design.

This program is presented in partnership with the Type Directors Club.

This online event will be hosted on Zoom with attendees cameras off. Closed Captioning will be provided. ASL interpretation is available upon request — please email access@posterhouse.org to request interpretation services. A recording of this event will be made available for all registered attendees. Questions about accessibility? Please contact Salvador Muñoz, Public Programs Manager, at salvador@posterhouse.org.