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 and SOTA. He has spoken at many design conferences and institutions, most notably TypeCon: Surge, New Orleans 2011 and Capitolized, Washington DC 2014. In 2015 he will speak at AtypI 2015, São Paulo, Brazil and Face Forward, Dublin, Ireland.
He has lectured internationally and is currently a Senior Lecturer in Graphic Design at the University of the West of England, Bristol. He is also Education Director and a Board Member of the International Society of Typographic Designers.