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Thursday, April 20 • 9:00am - 9:45am
Designing type for news

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Commercial Type make typefaces for everyone; from numbers on the back of sports uniforms, to micro letters on watch faces, but making typefaces for newspapers holds a special place in their hearts. Since designing the famed Guardian typefaces, they have continued to make new and exciting forms for print and now screen across the world. Partner Paul Barnes will talk about a few of these projects, the collaboration Commercial Type form with designers and editors, and what makes a successful face for newspaper and editorial design.

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Paul Barnes

Partner and Typeface Designer, Commercial Type
Paul Barnes is a British graphic designer, specializing in the fields of typography & type design. With Christian Schwartz he is a partner in Commercial Type, an internationally renowned typefoundry with offices in London & New York.Graduating from the Typography course at the Un... Read More →


Thursday April 20, 2017 9:00am - 9:45am
Mecklenburg 1 Sheraton Charlotte, 555 South McDowell St, S Tower, Charlotte, NC 28204

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