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4–7 September, 2019

Shotaro Nakano

Shotaro Nakano received his BFA from the State University of New York at New Paltz and his MFA from the University at Albany SUNY. He joined international symposiums on subjects such as computational aesthetics in Vancouver in 2011 while he was studying fine art at the university there. In 2014, he joined Morisawa Bunken Inc. as a type designer and transferred to Morisawa Inc. in 2018. He now mainly works on Latin type-design projects and also takes on specific roles like defining standard Latin characters for the company. He participated in the production of Role Sans (2019).

ATypI Tokyo | Saturday, 7 September, 2019 | 10:10 – 10:30 | Miraikan Hall

Expressing Vocal Tones through Typography

Talk | Presented in Japanese

Letters, which broadly correspond to human sounds, serve a more ubiquitous role in communication than ever thanks to the proliferation of the web and digital devices. While letters excel at handling large amounts of information precisely, they are not particularly...

Presented by Matthew Carter , Sakura Taruno, Shotaro Nakano , Kunihiko Okano