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About the Speaker

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Tom Manning

Tom Manning is a Principal Designer at Frog’s San Francisco studio. He has art directed such magazines as Filter, Mean, and Frog’s design mind, and previously worked with IDEO, McCann Erickson, Harper Collins, and Little Brown publishing. Manning is also a comic book creator, writing and illustrating the critically acclaimed series Runoff. Manning has a BFA in Art History and the Visual Arts from Occidental College and an MFA in Graphic Design from the Yale School of Art.

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Accepting the Multiplicty of Methods: Comics, Graphic Design, and the American Way

TYPO San Francisco 2013, April 12, 2013, 1:00 pm (Forum Building)

I’ll be sharing how contrast and contradiction define my creative process as a comic book creator and graphic designer, why I see that as a very American style of creating, and why designers should reject the idea of finding their “voice” and instead learn to speak in tongues.