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Donate a Typographic Treasure to the TypeCon Silent Auction

Donate a Typographic Treasure to the TypeCon Silent Auction Clear out your closet. Curtail your collection. Support a great cause. One of the most anticipated events during TypeCon is the annual silent auction, which raises funds in support of the many scholarships, awards, and community events overseen by the Society of Typographic Aficionados. We’re currently looking for donations of type, printing, and design-related items …

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Keynote Presentation: Ryoko Nishizuka

Keynote Presentation: Ryoko Nishizuka Join us at TypeCon2019 “Nice” on Saturday, August 31st in Minneapolis, Minnesota for a special keynote presentation from Ryoko Nishizuka. Known for directing the design of Adobe’s first Pan-CJK font Source Hans Sans, Ryoko will be flying in from Japan to give a “Nice” talk. About Ryoko Nishizuka Ryoko Nishizuka graduated from Musashino Art University …

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Special Presentation: Juan Carlos Pagan

Special Presentation: Juan Carlos Pagan The Type Directors Club and the Society of Typographic Aficionados are pleased to announce that Juan Carlos Pagan will be giving a special presentation on Thursday, August 29th, as part of TypeCon2019 “Nice” in Minneapolis, Minnesota. About Juan Carlos Pagan Juan Carlos Pagan is a New York-based designer, typographer, and creative director. He received his …

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Ryoko Nishizuka

Ryoko Nishizuka Ryoko Nishizuka graduated from Musashino Art University in 1995, and began working as a graphic designer at a design studio. But her main interest was always in typeface design. In 1997, Ryoko joined Adobe. She was involved in the development of the Kozuka Mincho and Kozuka Gothic typefaces designed by Masahiko Kozuka. In 1999, Ryoko …

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Vida Sacic

Vida Sacic Vida Sacic is a Croatian-American artist and designer whose work explores the ties between process and communication through type, image, and abstraction. Born and raised in Croatia, Vida moved to the Midwest as an exchange student in her teens. She was introduced to letterpress printing during her graduate studies at Indiana University Bloomington, where she …

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Yeohyun Ahn

Yeohyun Ahn Yeohyun Ahn is an award-winning typographer, interactive visual designer, and educator. Her works have been featured through Washington Post, PRINT, New York Times Magazine, Letter Arts Review, Creator’s Project, Designboom.com, and so on. She was chosen as Design Incubation Fellow in 2017, The Juror’s Choice Award at IDEAS in 2015, and Graduate Fellowship from Maryland …

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Yuexin Huo

Yuexin Huo Graduated from Rhode Island School of Design, Yuexin Huo became an enthusiast in type design, lettering, and calligraphy. After having some professional type design experience in Walt Disney Imagineering, he decides to pursue type design and lettering as his career and found YXType. Yuexin is intrigued by the comparison between Latin and Chinese language systems …

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Stephen Nixon

Stephen Nixon Stephen is a font designer and developer with a passion for type, technology, and the web. He is a recent graduate of the KABK TypeMedia, class of 2018, and now lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. Originally from South Dakota, Stephen studied graphic design as an undergrad at the University of Minnesota in the Twin …

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Ruggero Magrì

Ruggero Magrì Ruggero Magrì studied graphic design and art direction at the Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti in Milan. He developed an interest in typography, which led him to pursue courses in calligraphy, sign painting, and lettering. In 2018, he studied in the TypeParis intensive course, receiving a certificate with distinction for his project, Cimer. He is …

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Rana Abou Rjeily

Rana Abou Rjeily Rana Abou Rjeily works as a graphic designer and educator. She has been teaching graphic design and typography courses since 2007 at Notre Dame University and currently at the Lebanese University, Faculty of Fine Arts and Architecture in Lebanon. Rana is passionate about both Western and Eastern visual culture and enjoy the challenges of working …

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Phil Carey-Bergren

Phil Carey-Bergren Phil is an American lawyer with a passion for font intellectual property law and more than a decade of experience in the font game. Phil thoroughly enjoys helping designers maximize the value of their IP and ensuring that creative folks have the freedom to focus on their craft, knowing their designs will be protected. Phil …

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Pamela Bowman

Pamela Bowman Pamela is responsible for overseeing the Graphic Design and Illustration degree courses at Sheffield Hallam University, with around 450 undergraduate students and 20 academics. She is actively involved in research to support her teaching and is well connected in the UK design industry. Graduating from Leeds Metropolitan University in 1995, Pamela has held teaching posts …

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