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TypeGallery2014 Call for Submissions

Show off your latest faces at TypeCon! Submissions are now being accepted for inclusion in TypeGallery2014, the annual unjuried showcase of new typeface design presented by the Society of Typographic Aficionados. Typefaces that have been created, published, or significantly updated between August 2013 and July 2014 will be accepted. Both traditional type specimens and designs...

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Special Presentation: Dana Tanamachi

The Type Directors Club will be sponsoring a special presentation by Brooklyn-based graphic designer and letterer Dana Tanamachi during TypeCon2014. Perfectly Imperfect Join in for an hour of light-hearted storytelling. Dana will share her story and perspective on how she used her day job as a platform for her dream job. She’ll also chat about...

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Dana Tanamachi-Williams

Dana Tanamachi-Williams is a Texas-bred, Brooklyn-based graphic designer and letterer who enjoys living a quiet life and working with her hands. After designing Broadway show posters at SpotCo and working under Louise Fili, Dana opened her own design and lettering boutique, Tanamachi Studio. She has been commissioned by clients such as Google, Yahoo!, Rugby Ralph...

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Irina Lee

Irina Lee is a graphic designer, creative director, managing editor of AIGA/NY, an educator and an author. She teaches undergraduate courses in typography, two-dimensional design, color theory, graphic design, and design entrepreneurship at the School of Visual Arts and the State University of New York at Farmingdale, Department of Visual Communications: Art + Graphic Design....

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Victor Gaultney

Victor Gaultney is a recognized expert in the design of extended Latin letters and diacritics. As Senior Type Designer at SIL International, he develops fonts for minority language groups around the world. He teaches typeface design at the University of Reading. He is co-author of the SIL Open Font License and leads the team behind...

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Kenneth Ormandy

Kenneth Ormandy is a designer at Chloi Inc. There, he helps to design Harp — the static web server with built-in preprocessing — and the Harp Platform. He also studies typography and type design at Emily Carr University in Vancouver, BC.

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Sean King

Sean King is a graphic designer, typographer, type designer, and design educator. He has worked in sign shops, advertising agencies, and branding firms. He now works as an independent designer while teaching in several NYC-area design programs. Sean has served on the board of the Type Directors Club since 2009. During that time, he was...

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Kimberly Elam

Kimberly Elam is a writer, educator, and graphic designer. She has written three best-selling books for Princeton Architectural Press Design Briefs series: Geometry of Design, Grid Systems, and Typographic Systems. Over 100,000 of her books are in print in seven languages, and are used as essential texts in college design and architecture programs. These books...

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Nadine Chahine

Dr. Nadine Chahine is an award winning Lebanese type designer working as the Arabic and Legibility Specialist at Monotype. She has won several awards including two from Type Directors Club in New York in 2008 and 2011. Her work is featured in Megg’s History of Graphic Design and in 2012 she was selected for Fast...

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Alice Lee

Alice Lee is a Chicago-based graphic designer and Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her professional experience includes book design, branding, digital, and video work. Her research focuses on language, culture, and technology.

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Nick Shinn

Canadian type designer Nick Shinn, R.G.D. was born in London, England in 1952, and acquired a Dip.AD in Fine Art (1974) from Leeds Polytechnic, Yorkshire. He lived in Toronto from 1976 to 2009, before moving to Orangeville, 60 km north of that city. During the 1980s he worked in advertising as an art director, before...

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Thierry Blancpain

Born 1985 in Zurich, Switzerland. Studied at Bern University of the Arts, Switzerland. In 2009, he co-founded the independent Swiss type foundry Grilli Type.

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