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Lara Captan

Graphic designer from Lebanon who is based in Amsterdam. She taught design and typography at the American University of Beirut until moving to The Netherlands where she became an apprentice in DecoType's ACE technology for Arabic type. She say that she refused to design any typeface before having sufficient knowledge over the history and mechanics of the script. In 2018, she is working on an ACE-engined Arabic type family, with support from the Creative Industries Fund NL.

Creator of the angular chancery typeface Cancellarecta (2012) at The Cooper Union. She graduated from Escola de Disseny i Art in Barcelona. Speaker at ATypI 2018 in Antwerp.

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Luc Devroye ⦿ School of Computer Science ⦿ McGill University Montreal, Canada H3A 2K6 ⦿ lucdevroye@gmail.com ⦿ http://luc.devroye.org ⦿ http://luc.devroye.org/fonts.html