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Archive / TypeCon2017

Bobby Martin

As a founding partner of The Original Champions of Design, Bobby Martin guides OCD’s culture and sets the relentless standard of design and vision for the company. Since founding the branding and design agency with Jennifer Kinon in 2010, he has partnered with a wide range of clients such as the Girl Scouts of the USA, Dartmouth,...

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Joël Galeran

Joël Galeran is a software developer. He is the co-founder of Fontself, along with with Franz Hoffman and Mohamed Ghenania. Fontself’s mission is to bring the joy of type-making to any creative, right within Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop CC.

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Special Presentation: Alex Trochut

The Type Directors Club and the Society of Typographic Aficionados are pleased to announce that designer and illustrator Alex Trochut will be giving a special presentation on Wednesday, August 23rd, as part of TypeCon2017. Letter design is the non-verbal communication of the written medium. It is not what you say. It is how you say...

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TypeCon Wants You … To Volunteer!

Volunteering is a great way to get a behind-the-scenes look at TypeCon. We’re looking for mature, enthusiastic, and hard-working students and professionals to help us during this summer’s conference in Boston. As a member of volunteer team, you’ll also have the opportunity to rub elbows (or dry transfer lettering) with famous (and infamous) typographic personalities....

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Josh Hadley

Josh Hadley is a software developer for Monotype’s Font Tools and Technology group. He’s been involved with programming and technical font development since the early 1990s and is a key behind-the-scenes player on many complex and challenging font projects for major clients such as Google and Microsoft.

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Alex Trochut

Alex Trochut was born in 1981 in Barcelona, Spain. After completing his studies at Elisava Escola Superior de Disseny, Alex established his own design studio in Barcelona before relocating to New York City. Through his design, illustration, and typographic practice he has developed an intuitive way of working that has resulted in his expressive visual...

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James Walker

Walker is the co-founder of Type Hike and runs his private practice, Husbandmen. He has a background ranging from environments, branding, illustration, and interaction. His work has been featured in several publications and books; was part of larger collective projects that are now in the permanent collections of the Library of Congress, MOMA, and the...

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Ina Saltz

Ina Saltz is an art director, designer, writer, photographer, and professor at The City College of New York) whose areas of expertise are typography, calligraphy and editorial publication design. She has written over fifty articles on design and typography, contributed to five books by Steven Heller, and authored fifteen essays for Phaidon’s Archive of Graphic...

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John Roshell

John Roshell is a co-founder of Comicraft, the comic book industry’s leading lettering and design studio, best known for pioneering the process of digitally lettering comic books. He has lettered thousands of comic books for Marvel, DC, Image and more, and created hundreds of typefaces used in comics worldwide, as well as toys, video games,...

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Jason Pamental

Jason is Senior Director of Design and Technical Strategy at Isovera, where he heads the design and development team, leads workshops, and works with clients establishing their digital strategy. Seasoned design and strategy leader with 20+ years’ experience on the web. Projects range from Ivy League to the NFL. Researches/writes on typography for the web:...

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Yves Peters

Yves Peters is a graphic designer/rock drummer/father of three who tries to be critical about typography without coming across as a snob. Yves started reviewing type in his Bald Condensed column on Typographer.org. In August 2008 he put his graphic design career on the back burner, freeing him to concentrate on his writing and related...

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Frances MacLeod

Frances MacLeod is a left handed Brooklyn-based graphic designer specializing in custom type and illustration. An alumna of Columbia College Chicago and Type@Cooper, she has worked with teams in Chicago and New York, most notably the Department of Design at Leo Burnett. Frances contributes to Lost Type Co-op and splits her time between independent and...

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