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Kitty Maryatt

Kitty Maryatt Kitty Maryatt is Director of the Scripps College Press and Assistant Professor of Art at Scripps College in Claremont, CA. She has taught Typography and the Book Arts at Scripps for 27 years. In this bookmaking class, the students write their own texts, develop imagery, hand-set metal type, print the collaborative books by letterpress, and …

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John Labovitz

John Labovitz John Labovitz is a photographer, book designer, typographer, and traveler. Once enthralled with digital technology, today he often finds himself wielding film cameras from the last century, getting his hands dirty with lead type and real ink, and building neo-Victorian housetrucks. Originally from Washington, DC, he has made his home along various cities and countrysides …

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Sam Macon

Sam Macon Sam Macon is a Milwaukee­-born, Chicago­-based filmmaker, photographer, and writer. He received his BFA in film from the University of Wisconsin-­Milwaukee and directs music videos, commercials, short films, and documentaries.

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Faythe Levine

Faythe Levine Faythe Levine is an artist, photographer, flimmaker, and curator based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She is the founder of the annual Art vs. Craft fair and curates Sky High Gallery. Levine’s first film and book, Handmade Nation: The Rise of DIY, Art, Craft, and Design was published by Princeton Architectural Press.

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Special Presentation: Alejandro Paul

Special Presentation: Alejandro Paul We are pleased to announce that the Type Directors Club will be sponsoring a special presentation by Latin American type designer Alejandro Paul during TypeCon2013. Establishing a Niche in Type Design Over the past decade, interest in typography has grown considerably in Latin America. Most notably, supermarket labels and brand packaging underwent interesting facelifts and …

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Keynote Presentation: Adrian Shaughnessy

Keynote Presentation: Adrian Shaughnessy The Adobe Type team — in association with SOTA — is pleased to be presenting designer, writer, and publisher Adrian Shaughnessy as this year’s keynote speaker. The keynote presentation will take place the evening of Thursday, August 22rd, 2013 at the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower. From album covers to book publishing. A talk about …

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Jim Kidwell

Jim Kidwell As a writer, speaker and general software nerd, Jim Kidwell evangelizes the effective integration of fonts in creative workflows. Focusing on how effective font and digital asset management can affect all levels of an organization — from the legal, creative and branding standpoints — Jim has shared his unique perspective with audiences at SXSW, WebVisions …

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Jeff Shay

Jeff Shay Jeff Shay, principal of Buzzworm Studios and board chair of the C.C. Stern Type Foundry, has been making art for over 25 years. Jeff earned a BFA with Distinction (magna cum laude) from Art Center College of Design. He has taught a full range of printmaking techniques as a lab instructor at Art Center. Jeff …

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Jeff Moore

Jeff Moore Jeff Moore is the founder of Green Olive Media, established in 1998. Jeff serves as Creative Director for the company, and has completed a variety of design and branding projects for restaurant, food, and beverage clients across the country. Green Olive’s work includes restaurant design and identity, food and wine packaging, and website design. He …

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Jeff Kellem

Jeff Kellem Jeff Kellem is a dancer, musician, system architect, type designer, among many other things, currently living in the bay area, California. After a 20+ year hiatus, he returned to type design in 2012 and is quite energized by it. With Slanted Hall, he’s also building tools to help chronic health patients better tell their story …

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Fu-Chieh Wu

Fu-Chieh Wu Fu-Chieh Wu is a graphic designer, visual researcher, and typography lover. She was a graduate student in graphic design and recently graduated from SCAD in March 2013. Beforehand, she accomplished her bachelor degree with a major in industrial design and in total six-year fine art schooling in Taiwan. Therefore, she works in both logical and …

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Kalapi Gajjar-Bordawekar

Kalapi Gajjar-Bordawekar Kalapi Gajjar-Bordawekar is an Indian typeface designer and font engineer working at the London office of Dalton Maag He is actively engaged in the historical and technical research of the Gujarati typographic script and has a master’s degree in Typeface Design from the University of Reading, United Kingdom.

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