Matthew Butterick: Reversing the Tide of Declining Expectations

The migration of print media to electronic media is accelerating. But many electronic publishers are ignoring typography, creating a dangerous precedent for the future. Matthew Butterick will examine why the historically friendly relationship between typography and the technology industry has crumbled. He will also explain how writers, designers, and readers must take a greater role in preventing typography from being washed away by the tide of declining expectations.

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Matthew Butterick

Matthew Butterick is a typographer, writer, and lawyer in Los Angeles. After graduating from Harvard, he worked as a type designer for David Berlow and Matthew Carter. He then founded Atomic Vision, a web-design studio, which was acquired by Red Hat. He attended UCLA law school and became a lawyer…

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