Screen First

Web fonts are causing designers to approach typography in a whole new way. Services like Fontdeck are fundamentally changing the way designers choose type. Jon will explore this brave new world of web typography, and explain how the constraints of web type are actually an opportunity to refine how we design, from the body up.

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Jon Tan

Jon Tan

Jon is a designer and a member of the International Society of Typographic Designers who sometimes turns his hand to designing furniture. He’s a cofounder of the web fonts service, Fontdeck, and the Analog co-operative where he works with some fantastic people making a new web app, running things like the Brooklyn Beta conference, and the co-working studio Mild Bunch HQ.