Typeface design education from Cooper Union

Dan Reynolds

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Dan Reynolds is an American designer working in Germany. He teaches typography at the Hochschule Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences in Krefeld and researches the history of Germany’s typefoundries between 1871 and 1914. Dan studied graphic design in the US and Germany before attending the MA Typeface Design course at the University of Reading. Writing rather dull copy about fonts, he spent 15 years working for FontFont, Indian Type Foundry, Linotype, LucasFonts, Monotype and MyFonts. This year, Dan started editing Fontstand News. In 2018, he received a research grant from the Printing Historical Society (UK). In 2020, Dan helped catalog hundreds of pre-1950 type specimens at the Technikmuseum in Berlin. His research has been published by Cooperativa Anonima Servizi Tipografici, Klim Type Foundry, the Max Planck Institute, Poem and the Steidl Verlag.

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