Typeface design education from Cooper Union

Amelia Fontanel

Guest Speaker
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Amelia Fontanel is a curator at the RIT Cary Graphic Arts Collection, a renowned library that collects on design, typography, and the book arts. She is an art historian and editor who contributes numerous publications, including those about graphic design, calligraphy, wood type, and typefounding. As manager of the Cary technology collection, she is responsible for teaching and maintaining vintage presses and thousands of fonts of type. She is actively involved in the letterpress community, holding past board and executive positions with the American Printing History Association and the Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum.