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Ryan Hamrick

Ryan Hamrick is an independent lettering artist and designer based in Austin, Texas. He founded his lettering and design shop Baselime Studios in 2011, and has since had the pleasure of crafting custom, hand-lettered artwork for wonderful clients, including Hallmark, Miller Brewing Co., AARP, Hershey, Lululemon Athletica, Samsung, Capital One, Target, The Academy of Country...

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Lisa Schultz

Before Lisa Schultz joined Viennese type foundry Schriftlabor, she graduated from the University of Applied Arts Vienna and continued her studies in typeface design at the University of Reading, UK. When Lisa is not busy drawing letters she teaches typography and bakes cakes.

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Frank Romano

RIT Professor Emeritus Frank Romano’s career has spanned 58 years in the printing and publishing industries. Many know him as the editor of the “Pocket Pal” for over 35 years, or have read one of the thousands of articles he has written. He was the editor and publisher of TypeWorld (1977–1990) and later Electronic Publishing,...

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Lynne Yun

Lynne Yun is a NYC-based Type Designer with a passion for all letter arts in the world. A Type Designer, Calligrapher, and Lettering Artist, she is an alumni of the School of Visual Arts and the Type@Cooper Extended program. She currently works for Monotype as a full-time Type Designer.

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Linh O’Briant

Linh O’Briant is a Graphic Design Instructor and Graphic Design Program Coordinator, teaching at the Pensacola State College in Florida. Prior to completing her MFA in Graphic Design in 2015 at the University of Houston, where she also served as a teaching assistant and instructor on record, she worked as a professional graphic designer in...

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Catherine Leigh Schmidt

Catherine Leigh Schmidt is an independent graphic and type designer. She maintains a critical, research-oriented practice. She graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design with a BFA in Graphic Design in 2014 and went on to study hand-painted Devanagari signage in India as a Fulbright Scholar. Her Devanagari and Latin typeface Yatra was published...

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Caleb Fairres

Caleb Fairres is a senior undergraduate student at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW), and is pursuing a BFA in Graphic Design and a BFA in Photography. Prior to his undergraduate studies, he began college courses in Graphic Design and Web Development at his high school in South Bend, Indiana. Fairres is currently serving on...

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Jennifer McKnight

Jennifer McKnight’s design work has been recognized in Print Magazine, and in several international publications including United Designs Annuals and the Golden Bee International Poster Biennial. Her poster work has been exhibited internationally, and her design work has also been published in Becoming a Graphic Designer: A Guide to Careers in Design by Steven Heller...

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Tucker McLachlan

Tucker McLachlan is a typographer in Toronto, Canada. His independent work explores the aesthetics and visual culture of law.

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Bruce Kennett

Bruce Kennett is a writer, designer of books and exhibits, and photographer. He studied calligraphy and book design with Friedrich Neugebauer in Austria, and later translated Neugebauer’s book, The Mystic Art of Written Forms. In the 1980s he was designer at Maine’s Anthoensen Press. Since 1978 he has taught at the Art Institute of Boston,...

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Ramakrishna Saiteja

Ramakrishna Saiteja studied Graphic Design at DJ Academy of Design in Coimbatore, India. That led to an internship at Itu Chaudhuri Design in New Delhi. While there, his interest in designing typefaces grew, prompting him to do his final project with Indian Type Foundry (ITF). While at ITF, Ramakrishna designed a few Indic scripts, including...

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Jill Pichotta

Jill Pichotta began working for Font Bureau as an apprentice with David Berlow in 1991, honing her skills on projects for Rolling Stone, Esquire, Condé Nast Traveller, The New York Times, Apple Computer, and other notable brands. She has managed the production of retail releases for independent designers since 1993, and has contributed several of...

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