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University of Reading's Gerry Leonidas Talks Type Design & Education
In this complete interview, Gerry Leonidas—associate professor of typography at the University of Reading—shares his opinions about typography and the importance of culture, history, motivation and research when it comes to designing type and teaching type design. #type #design #typography
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What inspired you ? Ken Barber and Ben Kiel of House Industries in Baltimore. I love the shapes and forms of their work. Who are your typographic heroes? Besides Ken and Ben, the late Doyald Young, Peter Bil’ak, Underware Type Foundry, Hoefler & Frere-Jones, Matthew Carter, Post Typography, Jessica Hische. I love everything about typography: scripts and hand lettering and the interesting use of negative space.