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Juan Carlos Pagan

Juan Carlos Pagan Juan Carlos Pagan is a New York based Designer, Typographer, and Creative Director. He received his BFA from Parsons School of Design in 2006, and completed his postgraduate studies in typeface design at The Cooper Union in 2011. Juan has been honored for his work by the Type Directors Club, Communication Arts, The ADC, One …

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Nathan Willis

Nathan Willis Nathan Willis is a type consultant and independent designer from West Texas, currently pursuing a PhD in Typography at the University of Reading, supervised by Dr. Fiona Ross and Dr. Matthew Lickiss. His research focuses on the automation of the letter-fitting process, placing historical work into a framework useful for modern type design and extending …

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Miriam Ahmed

Miriam Ahmed Dr. Miriam Ahmed teaches graphic design at Howard University in Washington, DC. As a visual communicator, she has been the recipient of several design awards. Her portfolio includes a wide variety of print media ranging from corporate branding, publication design, to event branding and promotion, as well as website design and development. For over six …

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Mia Cinelli

Mia Cinelli Mia Cinelli is an Assistant Professor of Art Studio and Digital Design at the University of Kentucky. Her practice encompasses an eclectic span of investigations, including conceptual products, sculptures, installations, garments, and graphics, ranging from poetic to pragmatic. As a designer of experiences, interactions, and dialogues, her works have been exhibited nationally and internationally. In …

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Maurice Meilleur

Maurice Meilleur Maurice Meilleur is a recovering political theorist turned graphic designer and design researcher and writer. He completed a PhD in political theory from Indiana University Bloomington in 2004, and earned an MFA in graphic design from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2015. He is an assistant professor of graphic design at Iowa State …

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Math Lommen

Math Lommen Mathieu Lommen is a Dutch design historian. His work covers book and type design in the 19th and 20th centuries. He has published books such as Bram de Does: typographer & type designer (in collaboration with John A. Lane, 2003), The Book of Books (2012), and – on model books – Nederlandse belettering = Dutch …

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Marie Boulanger

Marie Boulanger Freshly graduated from an MA in Design & Typography at ECV Paris, under the direction of Jean François Porchez, Marie Boulanger has an appetite for all things type. Coming from a strong multicultural background, she first studied Linguistics at University College London before training in type design, and enjoys thinking about typography and languages globally. …

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Linda Byrne

Linda Byrne Linda Byrne designs, makes, and talks about books. A research focus on publishing practices, typography and the form of the book underpins a rigorous, craft approach to teaching practice and projects. Senior lecturer and final year Graphic Design program leader at Kingston School of Art, she runs a publishing design pathway where she insists you …

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Ladan Bahmani

Ladan Bahmani Ladan Bahmani is an Assistant Professor of Graphic Design at Illinois State University. Her research focus is on the concept of translation and language in the context of visual communication. She explores translation as a process that enables new modes of production and critique in both physical and digital spaces and within the practice and …

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Kourosh Beigpour

Kourosh Beigpour Based in Los Angeles, Koroush is one of Iran’s most prolific graphic designers, a master calligrapher, and published poet. He received his BFA in 2003 from the Tehran University of Art, which is one of Asia’s oldest and most prestigious art schools. After working in corporate and solo artistic venues in Iran for a number …

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Kelsey Elder

Kelsey Elder Kelsey Elder is an educator, typographer, and artist whose practice investigates letterforms as sites of significance, and whose research argues for these sites as culturally important epicenters for queerness, subversion, and dissent. Hailing from the the true North (Detroit by way of Minneapolis), he grew up grazing cold knuckles while wrenching away in the garage …

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Karl Engebretson

Karl Engebretson Karl Engebretson has been teaching typography and graphic design at the University of Minnesota College of Design since 2014. His MFA in graphic design is from the same institution. His focus and passion for typography is apparent not only is work, but also its impact on his students. He has collaborated on corporate and commercial …

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