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N. Adam Beadel

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Amie Segal

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Yvette Rutledge

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Carey Watters

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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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Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer

Rainer Erich (Eric) Scheichelbauer was born in Vienna and designs typefaces, works as a digital punchcutter for other type designers, teaches type design and typography at a graphic art school, gives type design workshops, translates Dutch books on typography into German, writes articles, tutorials, and Python scripts, as well as the Glyphsapp.com blog and the...

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SOTA Honors Mike Parker With Typography Award

The Society of Typographic Aficionados (SOTA) has announced that type designer, historian, and typographic pioneer Mike Parker has been honored with the 2012 SOTA Typography Award. The presentation took place on Saturday, August 4th 2012, at the InterContinental Hotel in Milwaukee, as part of TypeCon2012. Chaired by board member Juliet Shen, the award jury included...

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They Made the Shift

Under the guiding hand of instructor Julie Spivey, a hand-picked team of students from University of Georgia helped design and prepare this year’s conference identity. SOTA would like to take this opportunity to thank Blake Helman, Kory Gabriel, Allison Elizabeth Treen, Mary Rabun, Elizabeth Minch, and Kaitlyn O’Connor for their enthusiasm and work on this...

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The Third Ward Photowalk

Missed out on the Hamilton? Passing on the workshops? Why not join us Wednesday morning for a photowalk through Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward — and discover some of the architectural and typographic gems strewn about Brew Town. This casual walk will be hosted by local designer (and impromptu tour guide) Brian Artka and TypeCon regular Grant...

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Brian Artka

Brian Artka has been passionately building, breathing, and browsing the web since the days of 14.4 modems, BBS systems, and text based adventure games. He currently owns and operates size43, LLC (named after his European shoe size), a company that specializes in handcrafted web development and digital film making.

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Niko Skourtis

Niko Skourtis earned his BFA in Graphic Design from California College of the Arts in San Francisco in May 2010. His work was recognized within the college with titles including All College Honors, Senior Thesis and Portfolio Awards, as well as by the AIGA and Type Directors Club. Niko’s work has also been featured in...

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Type Crit Rules!

As mentioned in our previous post, the exceedingly popular Type Crit will be back in Milwaukee, celebrating its eleventh year of laying down the typographic smack. This year’s cast of critics — John Downer, Akira Kobayashi, and Roger Black — would like to fill you in on a few of the guidelines for participation. Sign-up...

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