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Tim
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Curator
Dynamic Font Day 2018
Talk | Dynamic Font Day 2016
Curator
Dynamic Font Day 2016
Talk | Webfontday 2014
Curator
Webfontday 2014
Curator
Webfontday 2012
Curator
Webfontday 2011
Talk | Webfontday 2011
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Webfontday 2010
Talk | Webfontday 2010
Tim Ahrens has a degree in archi­tec­ture from the University of Karls­ruhe (Ger­many), and holds an MA in Typeface Design from the University of Reading (UK). After his first font family, Aroma, was published by Linotype in 2000, he set up his own type label, Just Another Foundry, which he runs together with Shoko Mugikura. He is also known for his program­ming projects such as the Font Remix Tools, and research and writing about font related matters. He lectures regu­larly at various typo­graphy and web design confer­ences. Tim is also a special­ist in web font tech­no­logy and was working as a consult­ant for Typekit from 2010–2015. He helps a number of companies includ­ing Süddeutsche Zeitung, Font­Font, Type Together and Gerard Unger with font optimisation and production.