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Monotype joins us as Main Partner for BDF 2023

We’re delighted to announce Monotype as a Main Partner for this year’s design festival. Typography matters and Monotype empowers creative minds to build and express authentic brands through design, technology, and expertise.

Monotype provides the design assets, technology, and expertise that help you create beautiful, authentic, and impactful brands that your customers will engage with and value, wherever they experience your brand, now and in the future. Monotype has an office in the center of Shoreditch in London, as well as 700+ people working across 13 countries.


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Monotype boasts a rich heritage that spans over a century. Since its inception in 1887, the company has continually pushed the envelope in type design and strives to celebrate and support the wider design community through technological developments, foundry relations, and thought leadership like the increasingly popular type trends report.


“Typeface design and brand type choices reflect the pace and scale of change in our 2023 digital culture. It’s both mind-bending and thrilling to see typography really take off and become an essential part of creative visual systems. We can’t wait to share what the world is up to with type this year at BDF.”

– Phil Garnham, Executive Creative Director, Monotype.

Monotype joins BDF as Main Partner 2023

On Thursday 8th June at BDF, Monotype’s Executive Creative Director, Phil Garnham, and Creative Type Director, Emilios Theofanous, will present a talk on the 2023 Type Trends report, an insightful exploration into the future of typography. The report explores emerging trends, and celebrates great typography around the globe, offering designers and brands valuable insights to stay ahead of the curve. By analyzing cultural shifts, technological advancements, and design aesthetics, Monotype uncovers the driving forces shaping the visual language of tomorrow.


“We are thrilled to be attending BDF 2023; can’t wait to meet and talk all about type! We will be presenting our annual Type Trends report, a feast for the eyes, as we embark on a journey of amazing global typography.”

– Emilios Theofanous, Creative Type Director.

Book your tickets for the Type Trends report here

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