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4–7 September, 2019

Toshi Omagari

Toshi Omagari is a senior typeface designer at Monotype. He graduated from the Visual Communication Design course at Musashino Art University in Tokyo in 2008 and the MA Typeface Design program at the University of Reading in 2011, after which he joined Monotype. He is known for producing high profile custom projects, high-quality revival typefaces, as well as multilingual design for scripts including Greek, Arabic, Tibetan, and Mongolian. He is also an avid gamer, and is expecting a release of his first book to combine his passion for typefaces and video games. He has recently set up Tabular Type Foundry which focuses only on monospaced fonts. His hobbies include blades, Rubik’s cube, and shrimp keeping.

ATypI Tokyo | Wednesday, 4 September, 2019 | 14:30 – 17:30 | Innovation Hall

Type Insights

Half-Day Workshop | Presented in English

This strand features experienced designers discussing the design decisions and process behind the development of new typefaces in an accessible, informal environment. It is intended to help beginners and students in typeface design learn from professionals and ask questions on...

Presented by Max Ilinov, Toshi Omagari, Marianna Paszkowska, Irina Smirnova