Bruce Kennett

Bruce Kennett is a writer, designer of books and exhibits, and photographer. He studied calligraphy and book design with Friedrich Neugebauer in Austria, and later translated Neugebauer’s book, The Mystic Art of Written Forms. In the 1980s he was designer at Maine’s Anthoensen Press.

Since 1978 he has taught at the Art Institute of Boston, Center for Creative Imaging, Maine Media Workshops, and RIT, and has presented at dozens of venues, among them the American Printing History Association, Bookbuilders of Boston, Dartmouth, Harvard, Maine Historical Society, Society of Printers Boston, Stinehour Press, and the Typophiles.

Kennett’s comprehensive biography of WAD will be published by Letterform Archive in 2017. At TypeCon2006 he presented an overview of Dwiggins’s life and work.