- Kevin King is a typeface designer, typographer, calligrapher, and type researcher based in Canada. After working at Toronto’s Coach House Press and Canada Type, he completed his Master’s degree in Typeface Design with distinction at the University of Reading in 2018. His work focuses on font support and research for minority languages, working directly with Indigenous communities in North America to support their language revitalization and preservation efforts. Through his work collaborating with Typotheque, he has contributed to reforming the text standardisation for the Unified Canadian Syllabics in the Unicode Standard through character additions and representative glyph revisions. In conjunction with his type design work, he maintains a calligraphy practice, teaching workshops and lecturing on both subjects in Canada and Europe.
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On developing a secondary style for the Canadian SyllabicsEssays by Kevin KingThis essay explores the journey to developing a suitable secondary style for such a script, the Canadian Syllabics, in a way that expands its typographic palette and offers more tools for expressing the language in its visual form.
Syllabics typographic guidelines and local typographic preferencesEssays by Kevin KingThis essay provides guidelines to fine Syllabics typography through identifying its general and inherent concepts, as well as detailing the nuances found in local preferences within individual communities.