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Camila Afanador-Llach

Camila Afanador-Llach Camila Afanador-Llach is a graphic designer and educator currently based in South Florida. She teaches courses in dynamic typography, interactive design, visual identity systems and information design at Florida Atlantic University. Camila received her BFA in Industrial Design from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in her native Bogotá (2004) and her MFA in Graphic Design from Rhode …

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Jan Ballard

Jan Ballard Jan Ballard holds a BFA from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She joined the Texas Christian University faculty in 1986. Since then she has taught and assisted in the development of courses including Communication Graphics, Intermediate Communication Graphics, Typography I, II, and III, Corporate Identity, Publication Design, Professional Recognition, Portfolio and Marketing, and Senior Thesis. …

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Fahad Dhawi

Fahad Dhawi A current Ph.D. candidate at Central Saint Martins, Dhawi received his BA in Graphic Design (Cum Laude, 2009) with a minor in Communication from the American University of Kuwait. He later received his MA in Graphic Design (Distinction, 2012) from Coventry University, UK. Dhawi’s ongoing practice-based research project highlights the importance of Arabic Typography and …

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Vicki Golden

Vicki Golden Vicki Golden’s career has been deep, rewarding, and well traveled. She started as a twenty-year-old designing embroidery in Rapid City, South Dakota to designing marketing and publicity materials for the United States Air Force in Germany to completing her degree at Columbus College of Art & Design in Columbus, Ohio. Golden has a vast skill …

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Julie Nauman-Mikulski

Julie Nauman-Mikulski Julie Nauman-Mikulski earned her BA in Graphic Design from Iowa State University and spent decades as a graphic designer in museums, The Field Museum and the Chicago History Museum, respectively. Museum work fed her interest in personal narratives and deeply enriched her understanding of the power of storytelling. Julie took breaks from full time design …

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Lily Feinberg

Lily Feinberg Lily Feinberg is graphic designer and type designer based out of Washington, DC. Her lifelong interest in type and lettering grew into full-fledged type design upon graduating from the University of Georgia’s graphic design program and beginning a mentorship with Positype’s Neil Summerour. Lily’s eye for aesthetics, meticulous attention to detail, and imaginative approach to …

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Marian Bantjes

Marian Bantjes Marian Bantjes is an internationally known graphic artist who lives and works from an island off the west coast of Canada, near Vancouver. Her work, which takes many forms, is a manifestation of obsession, beauty, complexity and surprise. She works in a variety of media, from drawing and painting, to digital, to arrangements of objects. …

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Nicholas Felton

Nicholas Felton Nicholas Felton is a designer, entrepreneur, and artist concerned with translating quotidian data into meaningful objects and experiences. He is the author of numerous personal Annual Reports that condense the events of a year into a tapestry of maps, graphs, and statistics. The insights and techniques developed from his Annual Reports have informed his design …

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Max Phillips

Max Phillips New York-born, Dublin-based Max Phillips is the proprietor of the Signal Type Foundry & Drawing Office. He designs type and lettering, books and printed matter, branding systems, user interfaces, and toys. The author of five novels, including the Shamus Award-winning Fade to Blonde, he is also co-founder of the pulp revival publishing imprint Hard Case …

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Meta Newhouse

Meta Newhouse Meta Newhouse is an award-winning creative director, graphic designer, and filmmaker with over 20 years of experience in the visual communication industry. She has worked for clients such as The American Heart Association, Dallas County Community Colleges, FedEx/Kinkos, GTE/Verizon, Motorola, and the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Meta has been a design educator since 1995 and …

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Stephen Simmerman

Stephen Simmerman Steve Simmerman’s varied interests in music, archaeology, and branding often show up in his creative work. Much of his work focuses on remnants of pop culture or vintage advertising and its power of persuasion, and his typical strategy is what he prefers to call “narrative design” — where stylized illustration and hand lettering coalesce to …

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Jason Campbell

Jason Campbell I started as a font designer and developer with the AGFA Type Division in 1997. As that group evolved and mutated into Monotype, I became involved in TrueType hinting, Font Development managing, Font QA, and other areas of font technology. Since 2008 I’ve been a font development freelancer as well as working for Dalton Maag …

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