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Archive / TypeCon2011

Allan Haley

Allan Haley is Director of Words and Letters at Monotype. He is responsible for strategic planning and creative implementation of all things related to typeface designs and content for the Monotype Imaging and International Typeface Corporation websites. In addition to his responsibilities at Monotype Imaging, Allan is Chairperson of the steering committee for AIGA Typography,...

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Matthew Carter

Matthew Carter is a type designer with fifty years’ experience of typographic technologies ranging from hand-cut punches to computer fonts. After a long association with the Linotype companies he was a co-founder in 1981 of Bitstream Inc., the digital typefoundry, where he worked for ten years. He is now a principal of Carter & Cone...

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John D. Berry

John Berry usually describes himself as an editor & typographer — reflecting his care for both the meaning of words and how they are presented. He is president of ATypI and the former editor and publisher of U&lc. He writes, speaks, and consults extensively on typography, and he has won numerous awards for his book...

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Michelle Perham

Michelle is a Program Manager at Microsoft on the Window’s design team. She holds and B.S. and M.S. from Rochester Institute of Technology, where she studied photography, printing and typography. She has been an active board member of the Society of Typographic Aficionados for the last 6 years.

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John Downer

John Downer is a sign painter by trade, with a specialty in gold leaf lettering. He has a BA in Fine Art from Washington State University and both an M.A. and an MFA in Painting from The University of Iowa. He began his career as a freelance type designer in 1983. Downer writes about type...

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Handmade Design, Now Online

The Handmade Design silent auction fundraiser is now online. Currently on display in the Collins C. Diboll Gallery at the Loyola University New Orleans, the exhibit features works donated by artists, printmakers, and designers including: Nancy Sharon Collins, Yvette Rutledge, John Downer, Ed Fella, Stephen Sidelinger, Daniela Marx, Richard Kegler, Michelle Melancon, Nancy Bernardo, Tom...

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Talkin’ About My Generation

This video of Mehmet Gozetlik’s Type in 20 presentation Typography of the “Generation Y”, prior to “Generation Z” is now available for viewing on Vimeo. Please be aware that the audio is a bit muffled at times. This is due to the fact that it was recorded using the camera’s microphone, not directly off the...

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Like Butter

Butter Label’s TypeCon presentation is now available on SlideShare with a view into the future of webfonts.

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TypeCon Reviewed

Applied Arts magazine has posted a review of last week’s event, describing it as the “nerdiest conference in the design world.” And for those that missed it check out UPPERCASE Magazine’s posts from the event.

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Font Aid IV Book

By popular request, here’s a link to the Font Aid IV book — available for purchase from Lulu — as mentioned during Michelle and Grant’s talk this afternoon.

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It’s a Wrap!

All good things come to an end, and sadly TypeCon2011 is over. See you on the boat, and see you next year! The location of TypeCon2012 will be announced at a later date.

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Auction Footage

This shaky-cam footage captures (sort of) the excitement of last night’s TypeCon silent auction.

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