New Dimensions in Type Engineering

Mike Duggan

Mike Duggan

Lead Typographer, Microsoft

Mike Duggan is a lead typographer in the Microsoft Advanced Reading Technologies team, and has a degree in Visual Communications from the National College of Art & Design in Dublin, Ireland. He plays a key role in the development and hinting of new typefaces targeted for screen legibility. Mike was the typographic technical lead on the ClearType Font Collection project, and the lead program manager on the recent optically scaled Sitka font family, designed by Matthew Carter.

Hinting Variable Fonts

Mike Duggan will build on his workshop from last year’s TYPOLabs to describe how to hint variable fonts using the latest version of VTT.

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