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Zachary Scheuren

Zachary Scheuren Zachary Scheuren studied film production and foreign languages at the University of Colorado, Boulder and then moved to Los Angeles to work as an editor in the film industry. After years of editing and animating film title sequences he quit the film industry to attend the MA Typeface Design program at the University of Reading. …

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Travis Kochel

Travis Kochel Travis 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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Glenn Fleishman

Glenn Fleishman Glenn Fleishman has worked as a technology, business, and science journalist for decades, but started his career as a typesetter in high school. He’s written and co-written dozens of books — from Real World Scanning & Halftones to London Kerning — and thousands of articles for the New York Times, Wired, Fast Company, the Atlantic, …

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Matthew Edgar

Matthew Edgar Matt Edgar developed and leads the Graphic Design degree course at Sheffield Institute of Arts. He teaches across the curriculum with a particular focus on developing holistic approaches to embedding history, theory and practice in delivery. He commissions and curates exhibitions that address key issues within the discipline. These have included Ken Garland and Lance …

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Graham Bradley

Graham Bradley Graham Bradley is a graphic designer and type designer based in California. He creates brand identities, type, websites, and books for clients across the country. He is an instructor at Type@Cooper West in San Francisco, where he teaches Principles of Typeface Design. Previously, he was a typeface designer at Frere-Jones Type, where he worked on …

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Lauren Hom

Lauren Hom Lauren Hom is the designer and letterer behind Hom Sweet Hom. Known for her bright color palettes and playful letterforms, Lauren has created work for clients like Starbucks, Google, AT&T, YouTube, and Time Magazine. Her work has been recognized by Communication Arts, the Art Directors Club, the Type Directors Club, the One Club, and the …

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Louise Fili

Louise Fili Louise Fili is director of Louise Fili Ltd, specializing in brand development for food packaging and restaurants. Formerly senior designer for Herb Lubalin, Fili was art director of Pantheon Books from 1978 to 1989, where she designed close to 2,000 book jackets. She is co-author, with Steven Heller, of Italian Art Deco, British Modern, Dutch …

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Irina Koryagina

Irina Koryagina Irina Koryagina is a young New York based designer, born and raised in Siberia. She works in the fields of graphic, exhibition, wayfinding, environmental, book, typeface, and identity design. Currently a lead designer at C&G Partners, Irina builds and implements visual systems for museums and other educational and cultural institutions by day, and experiments with …

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TypeCon2018 Program Now Available

TypeCon2018 Program Now Available We’ve been putting the finishing touches on this year’s conference program and are very excited to share what to expect this summer in Portland. From August 1st through 5th, some of the most influential names in type and design will be hanging out in Stumptown. Along with a jam-packed main program, other events include the …

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Frida Medrano

Frida Medrano Frida Medrano studied graphic design at Universidad de Monterrey in México. Her journey in type design began with a school assignment that produced “Kalnia”, her first typeface. When variable fonts emerged, in order to explore the technical part of the process, she designed “Jabin” a variable font with two axes that control the weight and …

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Underware

Underware Zealotry wouldn’t be an inappropriate collective noun for Underware. They not only design typefaces, they live type — they educate about type, they publish about type, they talk about type, they want (and organise) others to talk about type. Underware is Akiem Helmling, Bas Jacobs, and Sami Kortemäki.

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Emily Atwood

Emily Atwood Just one year out of art school, Emily finds herself working as a designer in New York City at Pentagram for Paula Scher. In 2014, she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Visual Art at Fordham University in the Bronx, New York. Towards the end of her education at Fordham, she discovered the world of …

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