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October 7, 2004

Font Bureau presents at Making Faces

October 7th New York — Font Bureau president David Berlow joined Type designers Matthew Carter, Tobias Frere-Jones, Jonathan Hoefler, Ken Barber, and Tal Leming at “Making Faces,” a round table typographic discussion hosted by Society of Publication Designers and FIT. David Matt of Men’s Journal moderated:

  • the difference between type founding and type design
  • which came first: foundries making large type families or designers demanding larger families?
  • how fonts are named
  • custom typography
  • how and when to involve a type designer into a design project
  • designing type for difficult printing conditions
  • the future of OpenType, 1400 ligatures?!
  • sneak previews of upcoming type from the 4 foundries


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