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Will Hill

Will Hill (b. Tokyo, 1954) is a typographer, designer, educator and visual artist with a background in graphic design and illustration, whose work is concerned with type, letters and the visual properties of language. Much of this work deals with the typography of environment and architecture. In 2006, he completed an MA in Typeface Design at the University of Reading. This included the design of a dual Latin/Cyrillic typeface, and a dissertation exploring aspects of postmodernity in typographic revivals.

Will Hill is Senior Lecturer in Graphic Design at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK and heads the MA program in Typographic Design there since 2005.

Author of The Complete Typographer (Page One in the UK and Wylie in the US, 2005; also Thames and Hudson, 2010), and is co-author of Art and Text (Black Dog, 2011).

He has recently collaborated with sculptor Harry Gray on the artwork Discover and Acquire for Clare College, Cambridge and the Romsey R, a major sculptural commission for Cambridge council.

Designer of P22 Dichromate (2020, at P22). P22 Dichromate is a new modular-based display font system that comprises two interlocking fonts. These may be used independently or overlaid to create chromatic color combinations.

Speaker at ATypI 2010 in Dublin, at TypeCon 2011 in New Orleans, and at ATypI 2013 in Amsterdam. In Amsterdam, he addressed the problem of type classification. Speaker at ATypI 2017 Montreal.

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