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Archive / TypeCon2011

Nick Sherman

Nick Sherman is a typographer and typographic consultant based in New York City. He is a co-founder of Fonts In Use and a graduate of the Type@Cooper typeface design program at Cooper Union. He serves on the board of directors for the Type Directors Club, the Adobe Typography Customer Advisory Board, as well as the...

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Mary Hart

I have been a calligrapher for over 40 years, and began my studies with Arnold Banks at Carnegie Mellon University back in 1970. I have taught calligraphy for the past 20 years in various settings, most recently at Lasell College in Newton, MA, as part of the Graphic Design program, but also at Middlesex Community...

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Allan Haley

Allan Haley is a consulting typographer and storyteller with expertise in fonts, font technology, type and typographic communication. He held the position of director of words and letters at Monotype for fifteen years and has six books and hundreds of articles to his credit. He is a past president of the Type Directors Club and...

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Matthew Carter

Matthew Carter is a type designer with fifty years of experience in 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, the digital type foundry, where he worked for ten years. He is now a principal of Carter &...

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John D. Berry

John D. Berry is a typographer, book designer, design writer/editor, and typographic consultant. He is past president of ATypI (Association Typographique Internationale) and former Editor & Publisher of U&lc (Upper & lower case). His books include Language culture type: international type design in the age of Unicode (ATypI & Graphis, 2002), U&lc: influencing typography &...

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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 has been a journeyman sign painter since 1973. He has degrees in art from Washington State University, BA ’73; and The University of Iowa, MA ’74, MFA ’76. In 1983, he entered the field of type design. His typefaces have been published by Bitstream, Font Bureau, Emigre, and House Industries. Currently, he serves...

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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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