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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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Spencer Charles

A graduate of the University of Utah, Spencer Charles worked as a Sign Artist for Whole Foods before moving to New York City to work as Senior Designer at Louise Fili Ltd (2011–2014). In 2014 he was named Young Guns 12 by the Art Directors Club. He currently teaches Typography at the School of Visual...

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Elizabeth Carey Smith

Elizabeth Carey Smith has been a designer for 15 years. Her unorthodox trajectory has found her in a multitude of design environments, from New York agencies to Australian studios, big publications to an indie feminist magazine, cultural institutions like Lincoln Center and Australia’s National Gallery of Victoria, and from in-house corporate to startup sustainable fashion....

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Masataka Hattori

Masataka Hattori received his degree in graphic design from Aichi Prefectural University of Fine Arts and Music in 1994, and joined Adobe the same year. He is currently Senior Font Developer, Japanese Typography in Adobe. Masataka is a member of the team that has designed and developed the first Adobe Originals Japanese typefaces: Kozuka Mincho...

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Richard Kahwagi

I am a London-based, Beirut-born multidisciplinary graphic designer and polyglot problem solver. I specialize in creative direction and have an avid love for all things Arabic typography. I have been in the creative field for 10 years and my work exhibited, sold, and published. A highlight has been being invited to the biennial design conference...

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Ming Wei

Ming Wei is the product director at FounderType and a member of the Chinese Artists Association. She graduated from China Central Academy of Fine Arts,and received her MA degree from Central Saint Martins. After returning to China from her studies abroad, she started at FounderType, specializing in product and user research. The Sichuan Art Museum...

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Qiu Yin

Qiu Yin is the Design Director at FounderType, a member of the Chinese Designer Salon (CDS) and the Shenzhen Graphic Design Association (SGDA). Yin is also the designer of 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games logotype and recipient of several awards, including the Grand Prize at Chinese Pen Calligraphy Competition (1985), first prize at the First International...

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Carolina de Bartolo

Carolina de Bartolo is the designer, author, and publisher of the award-winning typography textbook, Explorations in Typography, now in its second edition. Co-authored with Erik Spiekermann and Stephen Coles, this latest edition was awarded a TDC Certificate of Excellence and was amongst the best book designs of 2016 in the AIGA + Design Observer 50...

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Regina Milan

Professor Regina Milan brings unique perspective to UMass Lowell. With over twenty-five years of professional practice as an accomplished graphic designer and business leader, she has experience working with and leading teams of creative designers and marketers. Combining academic theory with real world practice, she guides and develops students who think critically, adapt, and are...

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