Thu, Nov 18, 2021 12pm

Lecture: Lynne Yun

Lynne Yun is a NYC-based type designer, educator and technologist who specializes in typography, hand lettering, and calligraphy. She currently teaches for educational institutions such as Type@Cooper, Parsons School of Design, and the Letterform Archive.

From crafting handwritten calligraphic pieces to designing type for the screen, Lynne enjoys the balancing act of form and function that is required when designing tools for communication. Lynne has the honor of winning the Ascenders award from the Type Directors Club, which honors designers under the age of 35 who show remarkable achievement in typography, type design, and lettering. She was also featured in Print Magazine as one of 'The 10 Most Talented Female Creatives Living and Breathing Letters Today'. Most recently, Lynne served on the board of AIGA NY and worked as a type designer for Monotype. During her tenure at Monotype, she created custom typefaces for clients and a number of retail typefaces, including the Trade Gothic Display and Inline families. Lynne has worked with a broad range of clients, including Google, Samsung, Anheuser-Busch, and the World Trade Center. She holds a BFA in graphic design from the School of Visual Arts, a postgraduate certificate in typeface design from Type@Cooper, and a MPS from ITP in New York University. She is a proud member of Alphabettes.

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