Dr. Robert Hillier is a Senior Lecturer at Norwich University College of the Arts. He designed and developed the Sylexiad range of fonts for adult dyslexic readers as part of his doctoral research. He has presented his research findings at design institutions and conferences, including the St.Bride Library Conference Fast Type Slow Type, Birmingham (2006). Sylexiad has been featured in publications including, Novum, Etapes, Ultrabold and the Journal of Writing in Creative Practice. A chapter about the typeface in the book Supporting Dyslexic Adults in Higher Education and the Workplace (2011) is forthcoming. Sylexiad was included as part of the NEVERODDOREVEN exhibition at The Serpentine Gallery, London (2007) and the List Landscape solo exhibition at The Norwich Arts Centre (2010). Hillier has also exhibited work in the USA, Germany and South Korea and has won many information book design awards.
See www.robsfonts.com for further details about Sylexiad.
At Reykjavík 2011 Robert Hillier will be speaking at:
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