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Sunday, August 11 • 9:00am - 9:50am
Making Free Fonts Full Time

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Cantarell is the default UI font in GNOME3. The founder of the project, Dave Crossland, details his work during the last few years to cultivate a free culture of typography, and reveals a new model of crowdfunding that he hopes will enable more people to work on their projects full time.

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Dave Crossland

Instructor, Crafting Type
Dave Crossland is an English type designer, best known for his work to cultivate a free culture of typography around the world. He started the Cantarell project, a set of beautiful contemporary Humanist sans serif fonts intended for on-screen reading, while a graduate student in the Department of Typography at the University of Reading. Cantarell is now the typeface of the GNOME desktop, and is seen on the web over 5M times per day. Dave is... Read More →


Sunday August 11, 2013 9:00am - 9:50am
Auditorium in Stern Building

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