vortrag_gespräche an der graphischen
„not only comic sans”
datum_mittwoch, 10. dezember 2014
ort_designforum | mq
has been working professionally in the software industry producing font projects for corporations for over twenty years. while working at agfa/compugraphic from 1987 till 1993 he was a member of the ikarus, intellifont and truetype font production teams. at agfa he was one of the first type designers to learn truetype hinting. he finalized the hinting of four truetype fonts to apple's first truetype font pack.
in 1993 he joined microsoft corporation as a typographic engineer and worked on custom type projects for microsoft products. at microsoft he designed and produced two of the most popular typefaces of the 1990's, comic sans and trebuchet. there he also wrote documents relating to truetype hinting and font production.
as an original member of dalton maag ltd. a london based type design agency, vincent has designed and engineered fonts, most notably the iconic ministry of sound logo and released the font magpie opentype. vincent trains people on font engineering, writes documentation and gives media interviews and talks at conferences around the world.