Conference

June 9, 2018

Amélie Bonet
Amélie Bonet is a type designer and font engineer, based in Berlin, Germany. She developed a passion for type design with a focus on Indic scripts, during her years in Reading and London. Amélie has worked on projects involving various writing systems, such as Bengali, Cyrillic, Devanagari, Georgian, Greek, Tamil. Her design, Nokia Pure Bengali was awarded at the Granshan competition in 2014. In late summer 2015, Amélie joined the Monotype Font Engineering team.

You can see her latest works on her website and follow her on twitter.

Ewan Clayton
Ewan Clayton is a calligrapher and Professor in Design at the University of Sunderland, he is also a visiting calligraphy tutor on the type programmes at the University of Reading and Cooper Union in New York City. He is a core staff member at The Royal Drawing School in London. Lettering is in his blood. He grew up near the village of Ditchling in the UK, home to Edward Johnston and three generations of his family worked there in a guild of crafts people founded by Eric Gill. Ewan’s interest in the written word ranges widely. He worked for 12 years as a consultant to Xerox PARC, researching the future of writing in the workplace. His book on the history of writing with the Roman alphabet The Golden Thread was published in 2013 and has been translated into a number of languages, including Italian. His real love is articulating the role the entire body plays in writing whatever the medium; he is a qualified somatic coach and body-worker.

You can see his latest works on his website and follow him on twitter.

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