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From a small but growing movement

Due to my recent task of teaching typography, I was looking around for courses and experiences in that domain. This drove me to Ellen Lupton's website, teacher at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA): www.designwritingresearch.org. There, in an impressive generosity, you can consult her current syllabi and exercices of hight quality courses.

She's is also a responsive designers awared of the problematic of proprietary fonts in design. Her website host a free font manifesto page: http://www.designwritingresearch.org/free_fonts.html

Lupton wrote several books on teaching typography. The manual "thinking with type" is a reference in the field. This book is accompanied by a rich teaching website: thinkingwithtype.com which gives number of exercices and "adaptative" syllabus.

She's editor in Freefontmanifesto Blog