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, Capitolized, Washington DC 2014 and Face Forward, Dublin, Ireland 2015. In 2016 he is due to speak at Typoday, India and ICTVC, Greece.

He has lectured internationally and is currently a member of the Dept. of Visual Communication at the National College of Art & Design, Dublin. Previously he worked for 8 years as a Senior Lecturer in Graphic Design at the University of the West of England, Bristol. He is also the Education Director and a Board Member of the International Society of Typographic Designers.