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How fonts can help the homeless

When Wed 17 Sep 1520
Where BAU Design College
What
Who Bill Davis

The Arrels Foundations is a charity organization dedicated to helping the homeless people of Barcelona. They created an initiative with The Cyranos McCann ad agency called “Homelessfonts.org” to bring some dignity to the lives of homeless people and raise awareness of their plight by creating an initial set of five fonts based on the handwriting of homeless people for use in branding, advertising, corporate messaging and social networks. With the help of Monotype we are pleased to announce the next steps for Homelessfonts.

Ferran Busquets, Director Arrels Foundation and Bill Davis, Global Fonts Manager, Monotype, will present information about this project.

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