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Emojicon Emoji Proposal Studio

  • Kinfolk Studios 94 Wythe Avenue Brooklyn, NY, 11249 United States (map)


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The Emoji Studio is an emoji factory come to life. Join designers, researchers, emoji enthusiasts, and expert emoji proposal writers, as well as members of the Unicode Consortium, for a one-day gathering to create new emoji proposals.

Come with a new emoji idea or join a team for our growing list of emoji requests.

Space is limited. Participants should come with a laptop.

Press are invited to attend presentations starting at 3pm and can RSVP here.


10:00am Welcome + coffee & light breakfast

10:30am Emoji pitches

Noon lunch is served.

3:00pm Coffee break

CUNY Tech Meetup joins us for presentations.

3:30pm Lightning talk: Inside the Emoji Approval Process, Jennifer 8. Lee, founder of EmojiNation and Vice Chair of the Unicode Consortium's (http://www.unicode.org/) Emoji Subcommittee

3:45pm Emoji Proposal Presentations and Peer Review

Completed proposals will be submitted to the Unicode Consortium to be considered for 2019.

Brought to you by EmojiNation, a nonprofit organization making the emoji approval process an inclusive, representative process and produced by Virago Futures, a community design studio nourishing healthy communities.