Part of “Breakthroughs: Where Inspiration and Technology Meet,” a new webinar series designed by Adobe and AIGA
Until recently, typography for the web was limited to a handful of overused screen-display fonts, but new font services are giving web designers the freedom to choose their typefaces and control their appearance without sacrificing web standards. In this webinar, moderator Callie Neylan will lead a discussion with Tim Brown, type manager for Typekit, about this “golden age” for web typography and how emerging technologies are improving web design.
To learn more about this topic, read the post-webinar recap.
Tim Brown is type manager for Adobe Typekit. He studies, promotes and advances the craft of web typography on a daily basis, and shares what he knows at Nice Web Type. Tim has written for A List Apart, and he helps web designers with tools such as Modular Scale and Web Font Specimen. Follow his Twitter feed at @nicewebtype.
is a designer, researcher and writer who has worked in visual and
interaction design for renowned design firms Gensler and Teague and
nonprofit media organization NPR. She has served as adjunct faculty at
the University of Washington and MICA (Maryland Institute College of
Art), teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses in design. She
is an award-winning designer whose work has been recognized by Communication Arts, I.D. and AIGA, and featured in The New York Times, Fast Company and on Gizmodo.
Callie holds an MFA in design from the University of Washington in
Seattle and is currently an assistant design professor at UMBC
(University of Maryland, Baltimore County) in Baltimore. Her research
interests focus on the aesthetics of interaction design.
“Breakthroughs: Where Inspiration and Technology Meet” is a new
webinar series designed by Adobe and AIGA exclusively for members.
Great designers need more than good ideas to succeed. Knowing this AIGA and Adobe, the official AIGA sponsor for design solutions,
have designed a free members-only webinar series to explore the ways
that today’s studios are creating innovative, multiplatform experiences
and the tools they’re using to achieve them.
Through visual presentations and instructive case studies, visionary
designers will pair with Adobe experts to offer guidance to help lead
you to your next breakthrough. Moderated by educator and interaction
designer Callie Neylan, each session will address industry best
practices and fresh ideas for using new technology and platforms to
solve client challenges.
Not sure you can make it? Go ahead and register if
you think you might be able to attend; the live webinar will be held on
Adobe Connect and includes an invaluable Q&A session near the end.
In the event that you cannot attend, all registrants will be sent a link
to view the archive within a week after the webinar concludes.
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