Douglas Thomas

Designer, writer and historian of typography
Douglas Thomas's research explores the power of fonts at the intersection of design and culture.

Why you should listen

Douglas Thomas is is the author of Never Use Futura (Princeton Architectural Press, 2017). His work explores the nexus of typography, design and culture. He specializes in user experience design, publication design and branding. His design work has been featured in Communication Arts, Eye, Design Observer, Print and Graphis. He is assistant professor of graphic design at Brigham Young University.

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