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4–7 September, 2019

Sandra García

Sandra García received a bachelor’s degree in graphic design from the Universidad del Área Andina, Columbia, an architecture degree from the Academia Superior de Artes, Columbia, and a master’s degree in typographic design from the Gestalt Center for Design Studies at Veracruz, Mexico. She has lived in Mexico for five years and has been a graphic designer for thirteen years, ten of which she spent teaching in the areas of editorial design and typographic design. García has taught at the Pascual Bravo University Institution, the Universidad del Área Andina, and the University of Communication in Mexico. She has lectured throughout Mexico and Latin America on typography.

ATypI Tokyo | Friday, 6 September, 2019 | 11:00 – 11:20 | Miraikan Hall

Typography for New and Better Readers: A Study of the Identification of Typographic Forms among Early Readers

Talk | Presented in English

With the goal of developing a typeface capable of performing well in children's books, Dafne Martínez and Sandra García conducted an analysis of fonts used in reading-instruction books distributed in Mexican public schools. The pair based their research on prior...

Presented by Dafne Martínez , Sandra García