Yuri Yarmola, Thomas Phinney, Adam Twardoch

Basics of Fontlab VI

TYPO Labs 2016 Unlock the magic behind fonts | Wednesday, 11 May | 2:00 pm | Factory

In this 45-minute talk, Adam, Thomas and Yuri introduce the newest build of FontLab VI. Six years in the making, and a complete rewrite from scratch, FontLab VI combines the latest font technologies and a new cross-platform user interface. FontLab VI introduces dozens of innovations to type design, backed by FontLab’s 25 years of experience, active input from hundreds of professional type designers, and cutting-edge research scholarly research. The FontLab team will give a comprehensive overview of the app’s new toolset and structure.

Yuri Yarmola

Yuri Yarmola

(St. Petersburg)

Yuri Yarmola is as Vice President Research & Development of FontLab. He began dabbling with fonts in 1989, and designed the first of many font editors and utilities in 1991. He designed and led development of all versions of FontLab and FontLab Studio, as well as a number of other…
Thomas Phinney

Thomas Phinney

Typographer / Vice President @ FontLab (Portland, Oregon)

Thomas Phinney is President of FontLab. Previously he worked at Extensis (web fonts and font management tools) and Adobe (as product manager for global fonts and typography). Thomas is also a type designer, teacher, writer, and consultant on fonts and typography. He teaches type design with Crafting Type and has…
Adam Twardoch

Adam Twardoch

Director of Products, FontLab (Berlin)

Adam Twardoch is Director of Products of FontLab. He also works as the glyph wrangler at MyFonts, and as a font consultant specializing in font technology, multilingual typography, CSS webfonts, Unicode and OpenType. Adam has served as design consultant or co-designer on several large type design projects, including the Lato…

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