Typeface design education from Cooper Union
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Preoccupied
with Cyrus Highsmith

Cyrus Highsmith started his foundry, Occupant Fonts, in 2015 after almost two decades as a type designer at Font Bureau. In 2017, Occupant was acquired by premier Japanese type company, Morisawa. In this presentation, Highsmith will talk about sketchbooks, typefaces, printmaking, postcards, and other things he does to keep himself occupied.

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When:
Mon, March 1, 2021

Where: Online



About Cyrus Highsmith

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Cyrus Highsmith is a letter drawer, teacher, author, and graphic artist. He teaches type design at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). He wrote and illustrated the acclaimed primer Inside Paragraphs: Typographic Fundamentals. In 2015, he received the Gerrit Noordzij Prize for extraordinary contributions to the fields of type design, typography, and type education. In 2017, he became Creative Director for Latin Type Development at Morisawa USA. He goes to bed very early.