Typeface design education from Cooper Union

Kyle Letendre

Workshop Instructor
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Kyle Letendre is a lettering artist, illustrator and type designer based in Portland, Oregon. Born and raised in White Bear Lake, Minnesota, they obtained a BFA in Graphic Design from Columbia College Chicago in 2011, and completed the Type@Cooper Condensed Program in 2021. Informed by their background in screen-printing and drawing, Kyle’s work explores forms as vessels for expression, blurring the binaries between type and image. Since 2016, Kyle has operated an independent, one-person studio focusing on commercial lettering, illustration and graphic design. Their fusion of flair and function have attracted clients such Target, Penguin Random House, Mercedes-Benz, Lee Jeans, New Belgium Beer, Instagram, and YouTube.

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