Based in Berlin, Marianna is a part of the Monotype Font Engineering team. Calling herself a geek, Marianna is a type designer, calligraphy enthusiast and a bookworm. With a keen and open mind, she is always the one with hands coloured by ink and a head occupied by letters. She loves to share her knowledge with others through her talks and workshops.
Bob Taylor is currently Director of Font Technologies at Monotype where he has been for the last 10 years. During that time his team has been involved in developing software to render fonts and implement OpenType layout for a multitude of consumer electronic devices as well as developing tools and technologies to enhance Monotype’s font production processes. He has been a software engineer for about 35 years, involved mainly with image processing and graphics. Bob shares the industry’s excitement about variable fonts and is looking forward to seeing how the technology can radically change how fonts are made and used in new and creative ways.