When the bell rings you find a potential date wearing one of these fonts and chat to them for five minutes: will you find the perfect font pairing, or will it be a typographic mismatch?
At the end of the session you will get a tongue-in-cheek personality analysis based on your choice of typeface, along with a font compatibility rating for your Valentine’s match.
For example, Frutiger is described as: “I am a structural engineer who dreams in grid formation.” Select one of the five fonts, then choose from four qualities that best represent your dating strategy, such as “Embrace the Other” or “Rely on Family.” Then, in a something akin to speed dating, your typeface can go out with one of three fonts. Interactive elements point out design characteristics of the fonts.
Tickets are £6 and include a special Valentine's cocktail.
Designed by Aura Seltzer as an MFA thesis project, Type Connection is an amusing way to learn how to pair typefaces.
To begin the dating game, you select from five archetypal fonts that have been given a personality type. If you see the two of them out in public — in a printed specimen — you know the two will have a harmonious relationship. It includes detail about the font’s history and its design.
Which would you ditch, or be ‘just good friends’ with?
They have the best roasted carrots, and my favorite tequila jalapeño drink. Before the date, Tim had a messenger deliver a cute note: “Me You x 40. He told me that when his mother got pregnant, his father made her choose between keeping the child or staying with him.
We had our first date at The Fat Radish in the Lower East Side. However, I know that when an opportunity scares me, I must go for it. No matter what the outcome, it will certainly be an interesting experience. There is always one girl he’s really excited about that he’s trying to go out with, a second girl he’s been seeing for a few weeks and is getting tired of, and a third girl he’s been seeing a while and is getting ready to break up with.
We all have our issues and cope with life differently.
Sometimes I think the “normal” people are just people you don’t know well enough yet. We talked about relationships with parents, and how many girls have “daddy issues.” I don’t have dad issues. My parents married at a young age, and have a successful marriage. However, neither Jessie or I would have talked about this stuff so soon without having the therapist as a soundboard. I spent five years seeing a therapist, so this isn’t strange to me.