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Sarah Hyndman public speaker

Sarah Hyndman is a public speaker known for her interactive and engaging style, and for involving the audience in games and experiments. She specialises in making a complex subject accessible with originality, humour and lashings of audience participation.

“Clever, insightful and original, she left a lasting buzz and excitement behind her!” BBC Bristol.

Sarah has been studying our responses to visual communication through her own research and in collaboration with the Crossmodal Research Department at the University of Oxford.

Audiences are invited to join in with lively games and demonstrations as they take part in the discovery process. Whatever their level of knowledge they will find this an entertaining and enriching experience.

“Sarah Hyndman’s talk was a game-changer” Sarah's talk at TYPO SF.

“This went down a storm. Inspiring, inclusive – kill the lecture” James Fooks-Bale, Monotype.

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Keynote talk: Reading outside the lines

This is a fresh take on human responses; how we make sense of, and interact with, the world around us. Understanding this is a powerful business tool that can enable you to communicate effectively and to motivate responses. / Read more.

Keynote talk: The multi-sensory world of words

Science shows that the more senses that are involved in an experience, the more impact it will have and the more memorable it will be. These are techniques that can be used to make your business communications stand out from the crowd. / Read more.

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Sarah also gives specialist typography and perception talks for the design and communications industries. / Find out more.

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Speaking at SXSW Austin, Texas, photo by J Aden Higgs. Portraits of Sarah by Rita Arbreau and Juliana Johnston.

Previous talks and interviews.


Nicer Tuesdays, It’s Nice That,
February 23rd 2016 Speaker

Sunday Brunch, Channel 4,
February 7th 2016 Guest

Creative Mornings, London,
January 22nd 2016 Speaker

D&AD/Monotype Podcast Ep 1
January 2016 Guest

Ampersand, Brighton,
November 13th 2015 Speaker

(listen to the full interview here)

BBC Radio 4 Saturday Live, September 26th 2015 Live interview

LDF15 at the V&A, September 19th & 20th 2015 Live Type Tasting

TYPO San Francisco, May 1st 2015 Speaker

Clerkenwell Design Week, May 19th 2015 Panellist

South by Southwest (SXSW), Austin, Texas, March 2015 Speaker

Letterform Live With Grafik and Monotype, January 28th 2015 Speaker

TEDx Bedford, November 2014 Speaker: Wake Up & Smell the Fonts (watch here)

London Design Festival at the V&A, September 2014 Speaker

Type Tuesday at St Bride Libary hosted by Eye Magazine, April 2014 Speaker

Live radio interview (listen here)

Radio interview (listen here)