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agIdeas 2010 – Melbourne In April 2010, Australian Type Foundry's Wayne Thompson was invited to speak at agIdeas Melbourne.
Wayne_agIdeas_2010_1 Hamer Hall AGIdeas 2010_Wayne speaking AGIdeas Audience AG Ideas book signing

His 20 min presentation to an audience of 2,500 design students and professionals detailed his journey from graphic designer to agency art director and eventually to type designer. Wayne also spoke about his processes of sketching, design, construction, kerning and marketing his typefaces. His presentation finished with a performance of the world's first song about fonts, titled "Font menu Blues".

agIdeas images courtesy of Leigh Voges.