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Pouya & Pegah Ahmadi

Pouya and Pegah Ahmadi are Persian-bred, Swiss educated Chicago-based brother and sister. They serve as editorial board members for Neshan Magazine — a bilingual, graphic design quarterly based in Tehran. Pouya is a design director at Studio/lab and adjunct professor at UIC School of Design. Pegah is a visual and interaction designer at Morningstar Inc....

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SOTA Typography Award Honors Robert Slimbach

The Society of Typographic Aficionados is pleased to announce that type designer Robert Slimbach has been honored with the 2015 SOTA Typography Award. The presentation took place on Saturday, August 15th, 2015, at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel as a part of TypeCon2015. Chaired by board member Neil Summerour, the award jury included Devon Hoernschemeyer,...

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Early Registration Pricing Extended Through August 9th

TypeCon already gives you a lot of bang for your typographic buck, but we wanted to give you one last chance to save. Because we want you to keep a few extra pennies in your pocket, early registration pricing for TypeCon2015 has been extended through Sunday, August 9th. While you’re registering for the main conference,...

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Join the Education Forum and Win a Skillshare Scholarship!

In celebration of the Type & Design Education Forum’s historic 10th year, all TypeCon2015 attendees registered for the forum will have the opportunity to win one of three scholarships from Skillshare. Each scholarship consists of a 1-year Premium Membership. Skillshare provides universal access to learning and supports the creative community, and today they are the...

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TypeGallery2015 Call for Submissions

Share your latest faces at TypeCon! Submissions are now being accepted for inclusion in TypeGallery2015, 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 2014 and July 2015 will be accepted. Both traditional type specimens and designs showcasing...

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Peter Bergman

Since graduating with a highly conceptual art degree in 1996, Peter sought to complement a fine art practice oriented around mass communications by learning as much as possible about printing and print publishing. He has worked as a screen printer assistant, hand stripped film for packaging, and jockeyed PDFs for web offset. He is the...

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Adam Osgood

Adam Osgood is an Assistant Professor at the Columbus College of Art & Design and teaches a variety of illustration courses with a focus on interdisciplinary work, bridging the fields of graphic design and animation with illustration concepts and ideals. Osgood is an award winning animator, illustrator, and designer, with clients including Hyundai, Barnes &...

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Claudia Roeschmann

Claudia Roeschmann has been teaching typeface and typographic design, identity systems and editorial design at Texas State University since 2002. She is the coordinator of the Communication Design program of the School of Art and Design and the graduate advisor of the MFA program. Web-based delivery is heavily featured in the MFA course curriculum, as...

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Chad Reichert

Chad Reichert is proprietor of spirit3design. He has lectured nationally on topics including typography, motion design, and smart programming for design organizations. Chad’s recent presentations include Drake University, Schools of Thought III, Messaging Media and the AIGA Leadership Retreat. His work has been recognized by various organizations including AIGA, ACD, and CASE. He was co-curator...

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Perrin Stamatis

Perrin Stamatis is a designer, educator, musician, and writer. He began his lifelong interest in design while working at his family’s print shop. As founder and principal of Scratchboard Designs, his professional career spans over 20 years of print, motion-based, and interactive design for a wide variety of clients. Stamatis completed his MFA in Graphic...

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Mark Fetkewicz

Mark Fetkewicz is Associate Professor and Coordinator of Graphic Design program in the School of Art and Design at the University of Northern Colorado. He has over 20 years experience in Graphic Design, Art Direction, and Marketing. He has worked in agencies in Illinois, Philadelphia, Denver and Vienna, Austria. His design, advertising and artwork has...

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Meaghan Dee

Meaghan Dee is an Assistant Professor and Chair of Visual Communication Design at the School of Visual Arts at Virginia Tech. Dee received her BFA in Graphic Design from University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and her MFA in Design from Virginia Commonwealth University. Prior to joining Virginia Tech, Dee worked professionally as a designer for...

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