A look at the best new typography – and what makes it good. Retro designs and modern classics, hard copy typography and digital solutions, expensive answers and design on-the-cheap, all will be analyzed, scrutinized, applauded and criticized. Aggressive typographic solutions will be explored and subtle designs dissected. You’ll see great typographic solutions from your backyard and around the world. Whether you have 1000 fonts and use them with ease, or are among the typographically challenged, this presentation will inform, challenge and inspire.
About Allan Haley
Allan Haley is Director of Words & Letters at Monotype Imaging. Here he is involved in all aspects of building and maintaining the company’s typeface library. Mr. Haley is also responsible for educational content for the company’s web sites and is an important link between Monotype Imaging and the graphic design and design education communities.Prior working for Monotype Imaging, Mr. Haley was principal of Resolution, a consulting firm with expertise in fonts, font technology, type and typographic communication. He was also executive vice president of International Typeface Corporation. Mr. Haley is ex officio Chairman of the Board of the Society of Typographic Aficionados, and past President of the New York Type Directors Club. He is highly regarded as an educator and is a frequently requested speaker at national computer and design conferences. Mr. Haley is also a prolific writer, with six books on type and graphic communication and hundreds of articles for graphic design publications to his credit.