Steve Matteson, the Type Director for Monotype, manages the US design studio and is a type designer, historian, and letterpress printer. He has designed over 80 typeface families including brand families for Toyota, Microsoft, and Google and typefaces for retail sales, which include a dozen revivals of Frederic Goudy’s typefaces.
In 1990 Steve worked with the team that made Microsoft’s first TrueType fonts and opened Monotype’s first office in California. A dedication to making best in class typefaces for digital environments has put his work in most eReader products, mobile handsets, and very prominently on the web – his Open Sans family has over 29 billion page views per week.
In 2012 Steve worked with MIT’s Agelab to understand if typeface design could impact the time a driver has their eyes off the road. The resulting legibility study has informed designers of auto and aviation user interfaces in ways to optimize their typographic displays.
As a well-rounded creative, Steve is a board member of the Books Arts League in Lafayette, CO, an avid printer, and user of metal type. Steve is also a musician and mountain biker, and father of two artistic daughters.
Join us Sunday evening at 7:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:40 p.m.) at the Dairy Arts Center, Boedecker Theater, in Boulder.
Tickets are $16, $10 for students with an ID. Ticketing will ONLY be through the Dairy Arts Center.
Presented By: AIGA Colorado Boulder, Gorilla Logic, Mondo Robot, and SRG