Articles On Typography
Written and published in Communication Arts magazine while I worked on staff as a graphic designer at this publication (1994–2002).

Off the Beaten Path, New Directions in Type Design
(Communication Arts Design Annual, December 1994)
Survey of recent alternative digital type design

Specialty Beer Label Design (Communication Arts, March/April 1996)
Survey of micro/craft brewery label and packaging

Type on the Web (Communication Arts Design Annual, December 1997)
Type foundries and related sites online.

Techweenie (Communication Arts March/April 1997)
Review of a conference focusing on graphic design with a technology theme held at Otis College of Art & Design in New York City

Typographic Voices (Communication Arts March/April 1998)
A look at how designers use type in their work.

Fuse98: Beyond Typography, San Francisco
(Communication Arts Photography Annual, August 1998)
Conference review

Jim Parkinson (Communication Arts, January/February 1999).
Profile of a type designer who specializes in logotypes and display typefaces.

Embedded Fonts-New Challenges For Font Copyright Protection
(Communication Arts, May/June 1999).
Article focusing on font embedding issues and technology

Post Industrial Sans Types (Communication Arts Photography Annual, August 1999).
Survey of past and current sans types.

Type in the Future Tense (Communication Arts, January/February 2000).
Survey of futuristic display types.

ATypI Boston (Communication Arts, January/February 2000).
Review of the Association Typographique Internationale's annual conference.

ATypI Leipzig (Communication Arts, January/February 2001)
Review of the Association Typographique Internationale's annual conference.

(Re)Reading the Classics (Communication Arts, May/June 2002).
Survey of recent digital revivals and reinterpretations of classic text typefaces

OpenType Fonts: The Next Level of Digital Typography (Communication Arts Photography Annual, August 2002). A closer look at OpenType format fonts.

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