As an example of the maturing influence the Reading’s MA program can have on an aspiring type designer, take a look at Gina and, despite its obvious accomplishments, the shy way the designer speaks of it, uttering disparaging remarks like “almost not embarrassed to have people see it”. My reaction?
Thank you, thank you for putting your Reading work into a serif. I’m so tired of sansies I could dagger myself.
To which Typographica alum Patric King replies:
seriously. this is how i’m reading releases these days:
“our new offering is a light humanist sans with dutch qualities that aid in the easeAAAAAAAAA- AAAAAAAAAAAARGH”
See also: Gerry Leonidas, senior lecturer at Reading who lists other grads (sadly not updated for this year).