Bio

Adam Twar­doch is work­ing in the field of font tech­nol­ogy, mul­ti­lin­gual typog­ra­phy, CSS web­fonts, Uni­code and Open­Type. Since 2000, Adam has been serv­ing as font tech­nol­ogy and lin­guis­tic con­sul­tant at MyFonts, and since 2004, as prod­uct and mar­ket­ing man­ager at Font­lab Ltd. In addi­tion, Adam con­tin­ues to pro­vide con­sult­ing for font and soft­ware ven­dors world­wide, includ­ing Adobe Sys­tems, Bit­stream Inc., Corel Corp., FontShop Inter­na­tional, Lino­type GmbH, Microsoft Corp., Mono­type Imag­ing, Porchez Typo­fonderie, Under­ware, Tiro Type­works, tyPoland, and others.

Adam writes and lec­tures reg­u­larly about typog­ra­phy, type design and font devel­op­ment. Since 2005, he has been lec­turer at the AKT typog­ra­phy course in War­saw, Poland and vis­it­ing lec­turer at the MA type­face design pro­gram at Uni­ver­sity of Read­ing, UK. He also has been teach­ing work­shops in typog­ra­phy and font cre­ation in the USA, Ger­many, Rus­sia and other coun­tries. In 2000, Adam pub­lished an essay in the “Lan­guage Cul­ture Type” book (ATypI/Graphis). In 2004, he was the tech­ni­cal edi­tor of Leslie Cabarga’s book “Learn Font­Lab Fast”, and in 2007, he edited the Pol­ish edi­tion of Robert Bringhurst’s book “The Ele­ments of Typo­graphic Style”.

Adam is mem­ber of the Board of Asso­ci­a­tion Typographique Inter­na­tionale (ATypI) and a mem­ber the Pol­ish TeX Users’ Group GUST. He was born in 1975 in Tychy, Poland, and cur­rently lives and works in Berlin. He speaks Eng­lish, Ger­man, Russ­ian and Polish.

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