Nikki Villagomez Lecture

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Tuesday June 11

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7:00 PM  –  8:30 PM

The Neon Museum presents

How Culture Affects Typography: Las Vegas


Lecture by Nikki Villagomez

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

At Ne10 Studio

1001 W. Bonanza Rd

Las Vegas, NV 89106

7:00-8:30 pm

Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Book signing will take place after the lecture.

Free admission


Join the Neon Museum and Nikki Villagomez for a look into how local culture may affect typography choices. Nikki will use pictures taken throughout her travels to discuss the comparisons and contrasts in type choices based on location. Her presentation will incorporate photos submitted by you of your favorite Las Vegas typography.

Nikki will also have copies of her book, "Culture+Typography: How Culture Affects Typography" for sale.

Nikki Villagomez is a nationally recognized speaker and published author on typography. She is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a BFA in graphic design. After working as a designer in New York City, she moved to her home state of South Carolina where she became a full-time freelancer. Nikki is the founder and former president of the South Carolina chapter of AIGA. She has been an educator teaching graphic design and typography at the University of South Carolina and the University of Akron. Currently, Nikki lives in Charlotte, NC and is the Creative Studio Director at Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP, one of the top 20 public accounting firms in the nation. In her free time, she maintains her blog about how culture affects typography.

  • No backpacks, camera bags, or large bags are allowed.  
  • ABSOLUTELY no video recording.
  • Photography is strictly for personal use only. We allow guests to take photos using only a phone or tabletCameras are not permitted. No additional photography equipment is permitted (ie: tripods, monopods, reflectors, etc.) 
  • ADA service animals are the only animals permitted.

Please note: The lecture will be held at Ne10 Studio, located at 1001 W. Bonanza Rd on the campus of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, not at the main museum campus.



The Neon Museum is a 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to reclaiming, restoring and remembering one of Las Vegas’ greatest treasures- its neon signs.