Typeface design education from Cooper Union
Digitizing Type

Digitizing Type: RoboFont for Beginners
with Troy Leinster

Got the sketches but don’t know how to go about digitizing and making a typeface in a font editor like RoboFont? We’ll help you import your drawings, setup a trial license of RoboFont and learn how to professionally draw, space and proof your font. This two-day workshop is for graphic designers, those interested in typeface design and those that are ready for a RoboFont refresher.

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Sat, January 27 – Sun, January 28, 2018

Where: On campus

About Troy Leinster

Troy Leinster2016
Troy Leinster is an Australian-born typeface designer. He holds a Master's Degree in Typeface Design from Type & Media program at The Royal Academy of Art (KABK) in The Hague, the Netherlands, and is a graduate of the first Type@Cooper Condensed Program in New York. Through 2014-2021, Troy was a full-time typeface designer at the Hoefler&Co Type Foundry. His projects included retail typefaces such as the Ringside superfamily, Operator Mono, Peristyle, Isotope, Cesium, Parliament, and Decimal. In 2022 Troy launched his own type foundry, Leinster Type, debuting Brisbane, a contemporary humanists sans serif for use in wayfinding and text settings.