Keynote: From the Dark Side… Speak to Me

A session at Ampersand 2011

Friday 17th June, 2011

10:00am to 10:45am (GMT)

Vincent explains why he created Comic Sans and why it’s what design is all about. While working at Microsoft he created ‘web fonts’ for the first Internet Explorer. He will discuss the goals and challenges in creating these fonts and creating fonts for user interfaces and small devices like e-books and mobile phones. Hinting, font technology and screen rendering will be discussed. Now that modern devices are rendering very high resolutions is hinting no longer necessary?

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Vincent Connare

Creator of Comic Sans

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Time 10:00am10:45am GMT

Date Fri 17th June 2011

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