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Am preparing my presentation and knowledge kit for a one-day type workshop to be held at MCA in Portland, Maine. The presentation will cover the theories behind type design and the issues that individual fonts came into place to address. Examples shown will include unique technological needs and the drawing solutions that were developed to accommodate them, practical layout issues that various type solutions simplify, as well as historical and stylistic connotations that certain typefaces carry. A lettering exercise and critique will follow. Only available to students registered in GD353 Design Issues & History.