Behdad Esfahbod

OpenType GX: Bringing font variations to OpenType

TYPO Labs 2016 Unlock the magic behind fonts | Thuesday, 10 May | 3:00 pm | Factory

Since ATypI 2014, I and a few other people have independently proposed that OpenType should be extended to support runtime font variations ala TrueType GX and Adobe Multiple Master. In this session I will present what has been done in the last year and a half to move towards that vision.


Behdad Esfahbod

Internationalization Software Engineer, Google Inc.

Behdad Esfahbod was born and grew up in Iran loving typography and computers. He studied computer engineering at Sharif University in Tehran while discovering the world of digital typography and Open Source. In 2003 he moved to Canada, studied at the University of Toronto, became a regular contributor to many…

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