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Andrew Davies

Andrew Davies Andrew Davies is an adjunct professor in the Communication Arts department at Virginia Commonwealth University where he teaches an introductory Typography course. He catalogs his adventure in pedagogy on the Teaching Type to Hostages blog while serving as Creative Director at the communications design firm Paragon Design Group.

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Kristen Coogan

Kristen Coogan Kristen Coogan is an Associate Professor of Art, and Chair of Graduate Graphic Design at Boston University. In her teaching, she introduces a critical discourse in all subject matters, believing that a synthesis between theory and practice helps students contextualize their work. Additionally, in her History of Graphic Design courses, she creates visible links between …

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Laura Chessin

Laura Chessin Laura Chessin is Associate Professor in Graphic Design in The School of the Arts at Virginia Commonwealth University. She teaches classes in typography, type design, and design practices. Her creative practice includes both digital and analog processes focused on texts, and the exploration of materials and tools.

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Noah Bryant

Noah Bryant Noah Bryant is a typographer, photographer, and creative dynamo from Philadelphia. A recent graduate from Rochester Institute of Technology, he specialized in the multifarious studies of Visual Media. He is currently absorbed in learning type design through the digitization of bygone 19th century typefaces through the holdings of the RIT Cary Graphic Arts Collection. Bryant …

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Anne Brown

Anne Brown Anne Brownfield Brown completed a Masters degree in graphic design at the University of Minnesota in May 2020. Prior to graduate studies she pursued a decades-long career in corporate communications with Fortune 500 companies. Her roles have included art director, creative manager, and communications director.

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Kate Brangan

Kate Brangan Kate Brangan is a graphic designer and lecturer. Kate holds a BA in Design in Interactive Media from IADT, and an MA in Communication Design from Central Saint Martins. She is also a founding partner of Or Studio, a design and Risograph print studio based in Dublin.

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Potch Auacherdkul

Potch Auacherdkul Potch Auacherdkul is a typeface designer based in Bangkok. He worked as a graphic designer in Thailand before obtaining an MFA in Graphic Design from Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA). Within two years at MICA, he became more passionate about typeface design. He would love to draw calligraphy too, but his hands are too …

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Advance registration is open!

Advance registration is open! Advance registration for TypeCon2021 is now open while the program schedule is being finalized. Take advantage of heavily discounted pricing on the entire four days of our very first virtual conference. Advance pricing will be available until September 6th. Reserve your spot today!

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Our virtual conference moves to October!

Our virtual conference moves to October! As a non-profit organization, we rely on proposals submitted by our community to build our program each year. We thank everyone who took the time to plan and submit content. We have reviewed all submissions and are notifying all applicants. The program will be posted in early August. Additionally, we’ve made the decision to push …

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TypeCon2021 Call for Programming

TypeCon2021 Call for Programming TypeCon needs you! The Society of Typographic Aficionados is now accepting programming proposals for TypeCon2021 — our first virtual conference — taking place October 21st to 24th. TypeCon covers a broad range of topics, including typography, type design, font production, graphic design, digital media, printing history, calligraphy, lettering, book arts, advertising, wayfinding, type in motion, literacy, …

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TypeCon Together

TypeCon Together While we miss our TypeCon family, we’ve made the decision to postpone meeting for an in-person conference for another year. Nearly half of our attendees travel internationally to join us and it would not be TypeCon when so many of us can’t safely or easily gather together. However, don’t fret. The Society of Typographic Aficionados …

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TypeCon Philadelphia Postponed

TypeCon Philadelphia Postponed We’d like to thank everyone for your support of TypeCon through the years — it’s your participation that makes TypeCon as vibrant and energetic as it is. TypeCon is produced by a non-profit organization focused on the type and lettering community. Making decisions that benefit our whole community is of the utmost importance to us. …

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