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Designers And Their Former Careers

Date:2010-09-06 12:58:59| People|Browse: 1|Source: Fonts.com Blog|Author: Allan Haley
IntroductionA typeface designer doesn't necessarily need to start out as one

A typeface designer doesn't necessarily need to start out as one – to become one. A number of exceptional type designers had other plans before embarking on careers in the typographic arts. Communication Arts magazine just published an article I wrote about five young typeface designers who began their careers in other areas.

In addition to learning a little about how five designers began their careers, the article also shows some of their most recent typefaces. All are very cool designs.

If you do not have a subscription or want to purchase the issue (CA is a pretty pricey – but well worth it – magazine), you can read the article online at the following link.

http://www.commarts.com/columns/five-young-typeface-designers-their.html

Allan Haley is Director of Words & Letters at Monotype Imaging. Here he is responsible for strategic planning and creative implementation of just about everything related to typeface designs.

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