Typ09 Mexico City

Speaker details

John D. Berry

Program Manager Microsoft Typography | USA

John D. Berry is an editor and typographer who works both sides of the design/content divide. He is the former editor and publisher of U&lc (Upper and lower case) and of U&lc Online. He is the author and designer of Dot-font: Talking About Fonts and Dot-font: Talking About Design (Mark Batty Publisher, 2006), and the editor of Language Culture Type (ATypI/Graphis, 2002), Contemporary Newspaper Design, and U&lc: influencing design & typography. John has a deep and eclectic background in both editing and typography; he has made a career for more than twenty-five years in Seattle, New York, and San Francisco as an editor and book designer. He writes and consults extensively on typography, and he has won numerous awards for his book designs. He is currently a program manager with Microsoft Typography. He lives in Seattle with the writer Eileen Gunn.

Presentation details

Opening remarks

Session | Room MIDE
Monday 26 October | 09:45 – 10:10

Duration: 25 minutes

ATypI General Assembly

Session | Room MIDE
Wednesday 28 October | 17:00 – 18:00

Duration: 60 minutes

The official annual meeting of Association Typographique Internationale. Here all members discuss and decide the work and plans of their organisation, and elect a Board to continue the Association's work in the future.

Typography of the tiny screen

Session NA | Room Anahuac room 1
Thursday 29 October | 15:40 – 16:20

Duration: 40 minutes

Best practices in typography – designing with type – for the screen, especially for the very small screen. We’ve devoted a lot of thought and effort to designing and rendering the fonts, but not enough, so far, to how they’re used.

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