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Craig Welsh

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 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

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 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 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

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

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 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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Gloria Kondrup

Gloria Kondrup Gloria Kondrup spans both fields of art and design. As a design consultant she has helped evolve extensive branding, identity, and packaging systems. As a full-time professor at ArtCenter College of Design, she has been a dedicated design educator for over two decades. As Director of Archetype Press, ArtCenter’s unique and vibrant letterpress studio, she …

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Taekyeom Lee

Taekyeom Lee Taekyeom is an interdisciplinary artist, though he prefers to introduce himself as a designer using artist materials and sensibility. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Graphic Design at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC. He received an MFA degree in Graphic Design from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has made three-dimensional type …

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Kris Sowersby

Kris Sowersby The Klim Type Foundry (Klim) was founded in 2005 by type designer Kris Sowersby. Klim sells its typefaces directly through klim.co.nz and is based in Wellington, New Zealand. Since releasing his first retail typeface, Feijoa, in 2007, Kris has received numerous awards and accolades, including: a Certificate of Excellence from the New York Type Directors …

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Lila Symons

Lila Symons Lila Symons is a multidisciplinary typeface designer and lettering artist who specializes in the design and engineering of fonts for consumer goods and lifestyle brands. She works as a Font Developer for Hallmark Cards in Kansas City, Missouri where she creates proprietary typefaces based on handwriting, calligraphy, and lettering. Prior to joining Hallmark Cards in 2013, she spent 7 years working in …

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