Gunnar Vilhjálmsson of Monotype to Present at Future of Web Design

Monotype’s Senior Type Designer Vilhjálmsson presents “Hand in Hand with the Electronics,” a look at adapting typefaces to technology on April 8, at 2:00 p.m., at The Brewery in London.

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Monotype’s Senior Type Designer Vilhjálmsson

Vilhjálmsson will discuss how optimized typefaces designed for the Web and user interfaces can help improve the user experience.

London (PRWEB) April 02, 2014

Monotype will be presenting at The Future of Web Design, a conference for Web designers run by Future Insights that offers workshops, creative challenges and inspiring talks. Gunnar Vilhjálmsson, senior type designer at Monotype, will present “Typography: Hand In Hand with the Electronics” at The Brewery on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.

Vilhjálmsson will discuss how optimized typefaces designed for the Web and user interfaces can help improve the user experience, and how various technologies impact high-quality typography. He’ll highlight how many of the 20th century's most used type designs, including the Helvetica®, Gill Sans®, Frutiger® and Univers® typefaces, have been adapted and optimized for use by Web designers and developers. Vilhjálmsson will also provide insights into how typefaces have been meticulously and consistently adapted to support new technologies and mediums.

For more information about Future of Web Design, visit http://futureofwebdesign.com/london-2014/.

About Monotype
Monotype is a leading global provider of typefaces, technology and expertise that enable the best user experience and ensure brand integrity. Based in Woburn, Mass., Monotype provides customers worldwide with typeface solutions for a broad range of creative applications and consumer devices. The company’s libraries and e-commerce sites are home to many of the most widely used typefaces – including the Helvetica, Frutiger and Univers families – as well as the next generation of type designs. Further information is available at http://www.monotype.com.

Monotype, Helvetica and Frutiger are trademarks of Monotype Imaging Inc. registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and may be registered in certain jurisdictions. Univers is a trademark of Monotype GmbH registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and may be registered in certain jurisdictions. Gill Sans is a trademark of The Monotype Corp. registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and may be registered in certain jurisdictions. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. ©2014 Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. All rights reserved.


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