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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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Oscar Fernández

Oscar Fernández Receiving an MFA in Graphic Design from Yale University in 1976, Fernández has taught at Carnegie Mellon University, Maine College of Art, University of Cincinnati, Ohio State University, and Montana State University. His expertise and research interests include wayfinding and interaction relationships, information design, user-centered design, typographic information architecture, symbol systems and communication design history. …

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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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