Typographic biography

Vincent Connare has been working professionally in the software industry producing font projects for corporations for over twenty years. While working at Agfa/Compugraphic from 1987 till 1993 he was a member of the Ikarus, Intellifont and TrueType font production teams. At Agfa he was one of the first type designers to learn TrueType hinting. He finalized the hinting of four TrueType fonts to Apple's first TrueType font pack.

In 1993 he joined Microsoft Corporation as a Typographic Engineer and worked on custom type projects for Microsoft products. At Microsoft he designed and produced two of the most popular typefaces of the 1990's, Comic Sans and Trebuchet. There he also wrote documents relating to TrueType hinting and font production.

As an original member of Dalton Maag Ltd. A London based type design agency, Vincent has designed and engineered fonts, most notably the iconic Ministry of Sound logo and released the font Magpie OpenType. Vincent trains people on font engineering, writes documentation and gives media interviews and talks at conferences around the world.

Photographic biography

Vincent is an accomplished photographer and photo technician. He has worked as a newspaper photographer and darkroom technician and currently photographs TV presenters, actors and comedians. He has been published in articles and advertisements for: Company magazine –(September 2007), Closer magazine – (July – Aug 2005), Spotlight – (2006), Creative Review – (July 2006) and the UK Nivea Fashion Police advertising campaign.

Vincent also provides audio/video production, website production and photographic support to international Fashion designer Scott Henshall, international stylist and TV presenter Hannah Sandling, TV's Harley Street doctor Dr. Christian Jessen and to the media management company Sue Rider Management.

Vincent was trained in painting and photography at New York Institute of Technology in New York City and has worked as a newspaper photographer and photographic technician in Massachusetts and a silkscreen fine art printer in New York City. Vincent holds a Master's Degree in Type Design from the University of Reading in Berkshire, England.

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