Artifact Details

Title

Desktop Publishing Pioneer Meeting, day 2 session 5: Seybold Newsletter and Seminars

Catalog Number

102738492

Type

Text

Date

2017-05-23

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Mountain View, CA

Extent

38 p.

Format

PDF

Description

The first session of day 2 of the Desktop Publishing Pioneer Meeting focuses primarily on the Seybold Report and Seybold Seminars and trade shows. Jonathan Seybold gives background information on the organization and its founders, explaining their vision for the up-and-coming desktop publishing industry. He then explains when and why the Seybold publications took shape. The session participants also describe their exposure to the publications during the 1980s. The discussion then turns to the growth of the Seybold seminars, their attendees and how they served the industry, as well as when and why Seybold industry trade shows were developed and their role during this period. Lastly, the session participants discuss their experiences at the Seybold Seminars and trade shows and explain their importance to the growing desktop publishing field.

Category

Transcription

Subject

Desktop publishing; Digital typography; Font wars; Newspaper publishing; Newspaper systems; Photoengraving; Seybold Publications; Seybold Report; Seybold Seminars; Seybold trade shows; Seybold tutorials; SIGGRAPH

Collection Title

Desktop Publishing Pioneer Meeting

Credit

Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X8209.2017