THE DESIGN RECHARGE SHOW: Thomas Jockin // Fighting Literacy Episode 312. Airs September 4, 2019. at 2:30pm ET / 11:30am PT. . This week we have a returning guest, Thomas Jockin. Thomas is an educator, a lover of type, and a practitioner (he creates fonts). He has been working on a very interesting project that is helping fight literacy in a new way. . He was hired to create a variable font which allows each person to set the spacing of the words. Then he got Google to fund the project. We will talk about how he got this project and what they are hoping to accomplish by using variable type to teach people to read. . Join me LIVE on Wednesday, Sept 4 at 2:30 pm ET / 11:30 am PT PT. Go to https://bit.ly/dr-list to SIGN UP to get the link (link in profile), delivered each week directly to your inbox. . If you already get the weekly newsletter no need to sign up you will get the link in your inbox 30 min before the show. . Follow Thomas and this project at: https://fonts.google.com/?query=lexend&sort=alpha https://thomasjockin.github.io/lexend https://www.lexend.com . https://www.thomasjockin.com https://www.typethursday.org . Episode and show notes will be available at https://www.rechargingyou.com/312 . #typedesigner #designer #typographer #googlefonts #literacy #fightingliteracy #podcast #typedesign #learningtoread #fontdesign #designrecharge #designpodcast #creativepodcast #creativecareer

Thomas Jockin // Fighting for Literacy

Episode 312. Aired Wednesday, September 4, 2019. Or listen here: Creating and using a variable font when learning to read is helping to promote literacy. This week we have a returning guest, Thomas Jockin. Thomas is an educator, a lover of type, and a practitioner (he creates fonts). He has been working on a very …

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