TypeConPresented by the Society of Typographic Aficionados
Archive / TypeCon2013

Registration Now Open!

Who’s ready to keep Portland weird? We are! Registration for this year’s conference is now open. Take advantage of early bird pricing by registering by July 27th. Save even more on our already affordable registration fees by joining the Society of Typographic Aficionados or renewing your SOTA membership. See the registration page for details. And...

Read more

Laura Worthington

Laura Worthington is a typeface designer from Washington state. After training and working as a graphic designer since the mid ’90s, she turned her lifelong fascination with lettering and typography into a business, publishing her first typeface in 2010. She has since published more than 70 typefaces, and designed custom faces for Fortune 500 companies....

Read more

Kyle Read

Kyle Read is a 25 year old designer hailing from the American Northeast. Making letters since he was a kid, type has always been a natural interest for Kyle. After identifying and focusing his propensity for type while studying Graphic Design and Printmaking at the Savannah College of Art and Design, he has gone on...

Read more

Jules Remedios Faye

Jules Remedios Faye is proprietrix of Stern & Faye, Printers — a letterpress print shop and hand bindery established with her husband and partner, C. Christopher Stern. Jules apprenticed at the age of 17 to a letterpress job shop in San Francisco and worked several years in commercial print shops throughout San Francisco and Seattle....

Read more

Paul Herrera

Paul Herrera’s calligraphy and lettering training was done exclusively with Reverend Edward M. Catich beginning in 1967. Paul worked as inscription cutter and calligraphy seminar assistant with Father Catich until the time of his death in 1979. At that point Paul was invited to teach Father Catich’s classes at St. Ambrose College and would continue...

Read more

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 &...

Read more

Rob Saunders

Rob Saunders has been collecting letterforms for over 35 years, while pursuing a career as a designer, teacher, children’s book publisher, and marketing consultant. He founded Letterform Archive in 2013 to share his collection with the design community.

Read more

Richard Kegler

Richard Kegler is the founder of P22 Type Foundry and is currently the Director the Wells College Book Arts Center in Aurora, NY. As founder of the Western New York Book Arts Center in Buffalo NY, Mr. Kegler combined an interest in traditional crafts along with an entrepreneurial background to help create a self-sustaining community...

Read more

Paul Shaw

Paul Shaw teaches calligraphy and typography at Parsons School of Design; and history of graphic design and history of type at the School of Visual Arts. He has been a calligrapher for over 40 years, specializing in commercial work including script work for Campbell Soup, Avon, Clairol and Lord & Taylor. He is the author...

Read more

Paul D. Hunt

Paul D. Hunt began their type career digitizing and extending typefaces for P22 Type Foundry in 2004. Paul continued their type journey at the University of Reading, UK, receiving a Masters degree with the distinction of Merit in 2008. Paul joined Adobe in 2009 as a typeface designer and font developer. At Adobe, Paul has...

Read more

Nahid Tootoonchi

Nahid Tootoonchi is an Iranian American graphic designer and educator. She received her undergraduate degree in GD in England and her MFA in Communication Art from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She has worked as an senior designer and art director for institutions such as Kaiser Permanente, National Geographic, and the Nature...

Read more

Kurt Campbell

Kurt Campbell is currently a New Media lecturer at the University of Cape Town. His pedagogical approach is one based on receiving the letter as both a site of personal and collective cultural agency. He has published on aspects of South African typography and is a founder member of the Iron Age Font Foundry, and...

Read more