David Berlow: The Future of Font Formats
Tuesday, June 5, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)
The Future of the Font Formats
What do graphic designers, web designers and font designers have to look forward to in their typography, as the result of the continued evolution of font formats?
David Berlow entered the type industry in 1978 as a trainee in New York City at Merganthaler Linotype, a leading manufacturer of typesetting equipment. In 1982 he joined the newly launched digital type supplier, Bitstream, where he developed fonts, font tools, and marketing strategies.In 1989 he formed The Font Bureau with Roger Black, where he has developed custom type designs for The Chicago Tribune, The Wall Street Journal, Entertainment Weekly, Newsweek, Esquire, Rolling Stone, and Hewlett Packard. His type designs include Charcoal, Gadget, and Techno for Apple Computer, ITC Franklin Gothic Condensed and ITC Franklin Gothic Compressed for ITC, Dow Text for the Wall Street Journal, and the Giza family for Font Bureau.
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