Typeface design education from Cooper Union

Stephen Nixon

Guest Speaker
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Stephen Nixon is a type designer & developer based in NYC, working as Arrow Type. He is currently creating fonts for modern typography, upgrading Google Fonts projects into variable fonts, and helping other foundries with type production & mastering. He is a graduate of the TypeMedia masters program at the Royal Academy (KABK) in The Hague, class of 2018. Before that, he worked as a brand experience & software product designer at IBM and studied Graphic Design at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. He has previously given talks at TypeCon Education Forum & Typographics TypeLab, and he volunteers with Code Nation to introduce NYC high school students to web development (sneaking in small doses of design & typography education whenever possible).

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