Mark your calendars, because you’re invited to the first lecture this semester as part of the VTLS
(Visual Thinker Lecture Series
) and in conjunction with the Annual Graphic Design Symposium: Quantity and Quality – The Challenge of Choosing Type Today on Tuesday, March 1, 2016, beginning at 7 p.m. in Beckman Hall 404.
Three graphic designers will share their success stories and professional background and development.
Mr. Coles is an editor and typographer living in Oakland and Berlin. He publishes Fonts In Use and Typographica, writes for type foundries, and consults with various organizations on typeface selection and licensing. Stephen is author of the book The Anatomy of Type and serves on the board of the Letterform Archive. He has taught at Type Camp and was formerly a creative director at FontShop and a member of the FontFont TypeBoard.
Mr. Stinson is a partner at Ramp Creative. With 20 years in the field of design, his identity and annual report work has been recognized by CommArts, Mohawk Paper, TDC, Graphis, etc. Conversely, he’s served on the juries for the Ad Club, Graphis, the One Show Design and the Young Ones. In 2008, Michael was named as one of Graphic Design USA’s “People to Watch.” He is a lecturer in typography at Santa Monica College, the
University of Southern California (USC) and Laguna College of Art and Design.
Mr. Lindy has 20 years experience as a multi-disciplined artist, art director, IP visual development and team leader in console games, mobile games, film, marketing art and print art. He has developed original IP including Darkwatch and the Appy Entertainment portfolio of mobile games. Lindy was fundamental to
the visual development of the Oddworld series of console and PC games. He also developed concept art for films including Jumanji, Aliens Vs Predator and Race To Witch Mountain.
This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please call, (714) 997-6729.