Typeface design education from Cooper Union

Simran Thadani

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Simran thadani
Simran Thadani served on Letterform Archive’s Board of Directors before taking on the role of Executive Director in June 2015. She has worked extensively with special collections (rare books, manuscripts, fine press, and the book arts) and has served on the summer staff at Rare Book School, from which she earned a Certificate of Proficiency in the History of Letterforms.Sim's sustained interest in letterforms began when she taught herself gothic calligraphy in middle school; she has since also trained in paleography (the study of old handwriting), learned letterpress printing, and written a dissertation on the history of handwriting textbooks in England. She is a graduate of Wellesley College and the University of Pennsylvania.

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