John Paul Dowling

—is heavily involved in typography, both in his own practice and in education. His work in typographic research, education and as a practitioner has been recognised in various capacities by AtypI, ISTD, SOTA, European Design Awards and Beazley Designs of the Year 2017. He has spoken at many design conferences and institutions, most notably TypeCon 2011 / 2014, Face Forward 2015, ICTVC 2016, AtypI 2016 and OFFSET 2017.

He has lectured internationally and is currently Head of Department of Communication Design at the National College of Art & Design, Dublin. Previously he has worked as a Senior Lecturer in Graphic Design at the UWE Bristol. He is also Education Director, Board Member and Fellow of the International Society of Typographic Designers.