NE at Czech typography conference

We put a lot of effort into the typography of our printed editions. It is part of how we justify the production of a print magazine in the age of the internet. It was gratifying, then, to be asked to present our approach to a typography conference.

The 4th International ConTeXt meeting was a gathering of TeX users (TeX being the type-setting system we use to make New Escapologist) in Brejlov, Czech Republic.

We couldn’t be at the event in person, but Tim put together a conference poster depicting pages from our printed editions alongside a macro code used in the production of the magazine. Also on display were copies of our first three issues and take-away copies of sample material in pamphlet-form.

Special thanks to the event organisers.


Robert Wringham is the editor of New Escapologist. He also writes books and articles. Read more at

4 Responses to “NE at Czech typography conference”

  1. After discovering the Escapologist here at the conference, I subscribed a few moments ago 😉

  2. Rob says:

    Indeed you did! Order gratefully received.

    It looks like a fun conference. One of my old jobs was to promote a health education website at various UK conferences: none of them were as fun as this one looks. Nice setting for it too.

  3. Richard C says:

    Enjoying the archives of your blog very much, it’s nice to know that people are still using TeX. 🙂

  4. Superb. Glad you’re enjoying it. I was a latecomer to TeX but one of my friends was familiar with it from typesetting a maths thesis some years ago and we pragmatically decided to continue the tradition.

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