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Archive / TypeCon2018

Karel Haloun

Graphic designer, publicist, pedagogue and curator. He mainly does graphic design for music records and posters, but also works on music books. To date, he designed over 500 CD and LP covers, and about as many posters, for instance for the first ever Rolling Stones gig in Prague in 1990 (approved by the band’s management...

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Kathy Fry

Kathy Fry, SEGD, is Principal of Visual Communications at Mayer/Reed, a Portland, Oregon based interdisciplinary design studio providing landscape architecture, urban design, and visual communications for the built environment. Mayer/Reed is a leader in interior and exterior architectural graphics providing identity, wayfinding, interpretive design and branded spaces for civic, recreation, transportation, cultural, healthcare, education, mixed-use...

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Lizy Gershenzon

Lizy is a partner at Scribble Tone, a Portland based studio that specializes in the design of typefaces, interfaces, and brands. In 2018 they helped create Future Fonts, a platform for licensing in-progress typefaces. Scribble Tone runs Trail Type, an online collection of type found in the wilderness. They have also designed a number of...

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Craig Welsh

Craig Welsh has received recognition for typography design from Type Directors Club, One Show, Cannes Lions, Communication Arts, D&AD, etc. He has had work exhibited in more than fifteen countries and has been a featured speaker at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. His research and revival design of the Lustig Elements font was pantograph cut...

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Cassie Hester

Cassie Hester is interested in the manipulation of type and message. You can usually find her painstakingly making—and then methodically breaking—physical type. Hester received her BFA in Graphic Design from the University of Georgia and her MFA in Design/Visual Communications from Virginia Commonwealth University. She frequently presents her typographic explorations at international exhibitions and conferences....

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Matthew Wyne

After falling in love with typography, then cocktails, Matthew Wyne has created a career built on the intersection of these two art forms. He studied type design at the Cooper Union under Jean François Porchez and Sumner Stone, then undertook a three year research project to learn how cocktails have been represented typographically since their...

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Oswin Tickler

Oswin Tickler is a designer and educator based in London. He runs design studio Smallfury, whose output is primarily focused on editorial design. Oswin is an Associate Lecturer on the BA Magazine Journalism and Publishing course at London College of Communication, and Graphic Communication Design at Central Saint Martins (both University of the Arts London)....

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Sergio Trujillo

Sergio Trujillo is a Mexican multidisciplinary designer. He has a bachelor’s degree in Information Design from the Universidad de las Américas Puebla, a master’s degree in Graphic Branding and Identity from the London College of Communication, and a master’s degree in Typeface Design from the University of Reading. He currently works as an independent typeface...

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Randall Ann Homan

Local neon historians Al Barna and Randall Ann Homan are the authors/photographers of San Francisco Neon: Survivors and Lost Icons (Giant Orange Press, 2014). This book is the result of five years of documenting San Francisco’s 200+ legacy neon signs, including histories, condition, and locations. Al and Randall continue historic research on individual signs/small businesses...

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Al Barna

Local neon historians Al Barna and Randall Ann Homan are the authors/photographers of San Francisco Neon: Survivors and Lost Icons (Giant Orange Press, 2014). This book is the result of five years of documenting San Francisco’s 200+ legacy neon signs, including histories, condition, and locations. Al and Randall continue historic research on individual signs/small businesses...

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Michael Kelly

Michael Kelly is a designer, educator and occasional author. He is an Adjunct Professor with CCE and Co-Creative Director of Design Corps at his alma mater, Pratt Institute. As sole proprietor of Michael Kelly Designs and in collaboration with other firms, he does work for small non-profits and large corporations.

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James Hultquist-Todd

Over the course of the past two decades, I’ve made clothes, type, identities, music, musical instruments, albums, websites, car parts, furniture, and (re)built cars. I spent several years apprenticing as a bespoke tailor. After which I ran an auto upholstery shop. In 2009, I became actively involved in both graphic and type design. I graduated...

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