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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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Kelly Murdoch-Kitt

Kelly Murdoch-Kitt Kelly’s work and teaching integrate visual communication, interaction, user experience, and service design with behavior change and social engagement, drawing on her professional experience as a UX strategist in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her research explores intersections of virtual and physical communities, and the development of methods and tools to promote effective long-distance intercultural …

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Juan Villanueva

Juan Villanueva Juan Villanueva is a Brooklyn-based typeface designer, letterer, and educator. He grew up in Lima, Peru and spent his teenage years in Clifton, NJ. His heart is in both places and his work reflects the best of both cultures. He has a BFA in Graphic Design, Illustration, and Animation from Montclair State University. He is …

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Jennifer Bracy

Jennifer Bracy Jen received her MFA in Visual Communication Design from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1997 and has since taught in Virginia, California, and Oregon. Her expertise is in graphic design history, processes, typography, and identity design. She has conducted research on signs and symbols, design history, book arts, and travel as design metaphor and inspiration. Jen’s …

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Jen Hadley

Jen Hadley Jen Hadley had no idea designing for television was a thing, until she lucked into a job operating a Chyron in 1999. Coming from print design, she discovered broadcast design offered a great learning opportunity and challenge. Her work at Wisconsin Public Television grew over the years to include production design, post-production work, and live …

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Jeane Cooper

Jeane Cooper Jeane was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil and has been in the US since 1996. She holds an MA in Art History and an MFA in graphic design from Louisiana State University. She teaches and lives in South Florida.

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Iliana Moreno Guzman

Iliana Moreno Guzman She loved learning so much that she turned her passion into a career in education, and before she knew it, Iliana found her call inspiring younger generations to become agents of change. Connecting the fields of business, type and design, she encourages design students, recent graduates, and fellow teachers to try business tools and discover …

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Gor Jihanian

Gor Jihanian Gor Jihanian is a typeface designer working to develop Armenian and Latin typefaces for a global context. Gor’s work is a synthesis of tradition and technology — merging the traditional complexity of the Armenian script with modern font technology. Consulting manuscripts and printed books is an integral part of his research and practice, and the …

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