Living Letters
Granshan Yerevan
2 – 8 October 2017

The annual IDEEC

Hammer Theatre , San Jose, CA. USA
August 16 through 18, 2019

The annual IDEEC (International Design Education Expo & Conference) is an innovative, dynamic, motivating event that is developed through diverse global partner design institutions.

This event consists of three parts: a conference, exhibition, and workshop.

San Jose State University is partnering with the GRANSHAN Foundation e.V. and AIGA (American Institute of Graphic Arts) to host this exciting free conference to invited international educational institutions to share the value and diversity of the design education.

Further information

Speakers TBA

Co-Chairman Competition, Vice-President

Edik Ghabuzyan was the initiator and founder of the international type design competition GRANSHAN and now is the co-head of the organizing committee and jury board of the competition. 

Script Chair

Since 2007 she has been a member of the GRANSHAN organizing committee and since 2013 she has been a member of the jury board of Annual International Type Design competition GRANSHAN.

Type Consultant

Hrant Papazian is an Armenian native of Lebanon; his perspective on written communication was formed at the crossroads of three competing visual cultures. He now lives in Los Angeles, relishing the unique ethnic salad.

Lettering Artist

Anoush Nicoghosian is a lettering artist and the founder of anoush dsgn, a startup company dedicated to Armenian alphabet art. Anoush grew up in the Netherlands, half Armenian, half Dutch and lives in L.A.

The annual IDEEC

16 August 2019:

17 August 2019:

All events have free admission.




We will be happy if you join in the event.


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