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 2011 / 2014, Face Forward 2015, ICTVC 2016, AtypI 2016 and OFFSET 2017.

He has lectured internationally and is currently Head of Department: Communication Design at the National College of Art & Design, Dublin. Previously he worked for 8 years as a Senior Lecturer in Graphic Design at the UWE Bristol. He is also the Education Director, Board Member and Fellow of the International Society of Typographic Designers.