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.