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Free Registration for the BIPOC Community

Free Registration for the BIPOC Community 40 tickets. One amazing opportunity. In our continued efforts towards inclusivity within our processes, we are happy to announce a new opportunity to support attendance and participation in TypeCon this October — free registration for 40 members of our BIPOC community. This benefit is generously supported by our sponsors. Thank you Adobe, Mark Simonson Studio, …

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TypeCon2021 Program Now Available

TypeCon2021 Program Now Available For the past few weeks, we’ve been busy locking in speakers, shining up the schedule, and tweaking the timing of our very first virtual conference. Here’s just a taste of what we have planned. Taking place October 21st to 24th, TypeCon2021 kicks off with a jam-packed main program on Thursday and Friday. The Type & …

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Natalie Snodgrass

Natalie Snodgrass Natalie Snodgrass is a designer and typographer based in Brooklyn, New York. She is currently a book designer with Princeton Architectural Press, as well as a practicing typeface designer and letterer. Natalie graduated from Kent State University with an MFA in Visual Communication Design and a specialization in type design. Her research interests are centered around …

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Christopher Sleboda

Christopher Sleboda Christopher Sleboda is a graphic designer and educator. He is an Associate Professor of Art, Graphic Design at Boston University and also teaches at the Rhode Island School of Design. From 2005–2020, he served as director of graphic design at the Yale University Art Gallery, overseeing the graphic design and wayfinding for the museum — …

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Mehrdad Sedaghat Baghbani

Mehrdad Sedaghat Baghbani Mehrdad Sedaghat is an Iranian artist, designer, and educator. In 2016, he moved to the U.S. to pursue his MFA degree at Michigan State University. Mehrdad’s research and projects focus on hybrid visual culture and its relationship to global politics in the Middle East and the United States. Born out of his life experience spanning …

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Tiffany Prater

Tiffany Prater Tiffany Prater is a Filipino graphic designer and educator living in Oakwood, Georgia. She is an Assistant Professor at the University of North Georgia where she teaches graphic design and typography courses. She earned her BFA from Eastern Illinois University and her MFA from Indiana University-Bloomington. Her teaching pedagogy explores visual communication practices, social design, …

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Meri Page

Meri Page Meri A. Page is an artist, designer, and educator based in upstate New York where she is Assistant Professor of Communications Design at Syracuse University. Research interests and expertise include artist books, abstraction, typography, and letterpress printing. Her work has been exhibited in the United States, the Czech Republic, the UK, and South Korea. Page …

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Darren McManus

Darren McManus Darren McManus is an Assistant Professor in the Arts & Design Department at Raritan Valley Community College in New Jersey where he teaches Visual Design 1, Visual Design 2, Digital Artmaking, and Typography within the Graphic and Interactive Design Program. He is an exhibiting painter and practicing designer specializing in visual identity and branding with …

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Dermot Mac Cormack

Dermot Mac Cormack Dermot Mac Cormack is the Chair and Associate Professor of the Graphic & Interactive Design Department at Tyler School of Art and Architecture. He has taught typography as a primary means of visual communication for over twenty years. Dermot is a practicing designer and partner, along with Patricia McElroy, at 21xdesign, where they design for …

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Ivy Yixue Li

Ivy Yixue Li Ivy Yixue Li is a designer and part-time faculty at Parsons School of Design. Her design practice and research revolve around languages, linguistics, (mis)translations, and migrant workers in China. She received an MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University and has presented at AIGA NY, Type Directors Club, New York Art Book Fair, and Tasmeem Doha International …

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Erica Holeman

Erica Holeman Erica Holeman is an Assistant Professor at the University of North Texas. Before teaching she worked in-house, at local design firms, and most recently as a Senior Designer at Pentagram. Her personal work enlists both traditional and experimental methods, using systems and creative code to find through-lines of the human experience. As an instructor she …

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Setareh Ghoreishi

Setareh Ghoreishi Setareh Ghoreishi is a graphic designer and multidisciplinary digital media artist. After receiving her BFA in Graphic Design from the University of Art in Tehran, Iran, she moved to the United States to pursue her MFA in Graphic Design from Florida Atlantic University and second MFA in Art and Technology from the University of Florida. …

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