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Archive / TypeCon2015

Joseph Alessio

Fascinated by the intersection of visual and written communication, typographic illustrator Joseph Alessio pairs a traditional knowledge of letterforms with unexpected media and concepts. He has worked with a broad range of clients including Target, Reach Records, Patagonia, Ghost, and the Art Directors Club. Life outside of letterforms includes reading voraciously, occasionally writing, and playing...

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Robb Ogle

Robb Ogle lives in Washington, DC and works as Art Director of Architect Magazine and other titles at Hanley Wood Media. He’s an ardent typographer who examines wonky lettering via “the” project.

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Nikki Villagomez

Nikki Villagomez is a nationally recognized speaker on typography. She is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a BFA in Graphic Design. After working as a designer in New York City, she moved to her home state of South Carolina where she became a fulltime freelancer. Nikki is the founder and former president of...

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Pouya Ahmadi

Pouya Ahmadi is a principal and co-founder of Chicago-based design studio Programme, and is a senior visual designer at Morningstar Inc. since 2011. He is an editorial board member and contributing writer of Neshan magazine focusing on contemporary graphic design and visual arts. His work has been shown by AIGA, The Type Directors Club, Communication...

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Radek Sidun

The Studio of Type Design and Typography belongs to the traditional schools at the Department of Graphic Arts at UMPRUM Academy in Prague from its very origins up until the current times. Tomáš Brousil, Radek Sidun, and Karel Haloun are its current instructors. Students focus on the type design and also on the whole spectrum of graphic design....

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Shiva Nallaperumal

Graphic designer, typeface designer and occasional illustrator, Shiva Nallaperumal pursued a Masters in Graphic Design from the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) after receiving an undergraduate degree in Communication Design from DJ Academy of Design in Coimbatore, India. Shiva has worked as an intern with J. Abbott Miller’s team at Pentagram and Grandmother Design...

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Dave Addey

Dave is the author of Typeset In The Future, a site dedicated to typography and design in science fiction movies. His proudest moment is being described as “Terrifyingly, Wonderfully Geeky” by Gizmodo after publishing a 5,000 word treatise on the typography of Alien. When he’s not spotting Eurostile Bold Extended in the background of movie...

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Ivan Bettger

Ivan Bettger manages the type libraries for Adobe Typekit. He first learned of the existence of typography in 2005 at FontShop San Francisco, and has been learning about type on the job since. Here is a list of things he enjoys that start with the letter b: birds, bad comic books, basketball, blue things, billiards,...

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Andrej Krátky

Andrej Krátky is Slovak graphic designer and type designer. After graduating from the Type & Typography studio at the UMPRUM in Prague under professor Jan Solpera, he co-founded an advertising agency in Bratislava. Krátky designed the FF Bradlo and Typotheque Nara typefaces. Together with Peter Biľak they started the font licensing service Fontstand in 2015....

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Richard Brath

Richard is a long time data visualization researcher and designer. Professionally, Richard is a partner at Uncharted Software where he has been involved in the design of a wide range of data visualizations, such as the first real-time 3D stock market visualization on the web (1995), and works with clients such as NASDAQ, Bloomberg, mutual...

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Joe Galbreath

Joe Galbreath began his design career as an art director at a public relations firm creating annual reports, branding campaigns, strategic graphics and identity work. His interests in graphic design include exploring and documenting vernacular design traditions, manual design making processes and independent publishing. He is the director of the GramLee Collection of commercial wood...

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Mary Mashburn

Mary Mashburn, a letterpress printer and instructor as well as a graphic designer, orchestrated the move of the Globe Poster collection to MICA, where she is working to help integrate the tools and methods of a previous generation of printers into the college culture. She works with former Globe owner Bob Cicero, Globe coordinator Allison...

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