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Richard Kegler is the founder and designer at P22 type foundry based in Buffalo New York. Before his involvement in type design, Mr. Kegler was a bookbinder, designer, postgraduate, artist seeking a respectable self-sustaining life as a hand-craftsman. Mr. Kegler has recently started a non-profit Book Arts Center in Buffalo and has returned to an active involvement in hand setting and printing metal and wood type as a concurrent career with digital font research at P22.
Richard Kegler

Making Faces: Metal Type in the 21st Century


Richard Kegler will present his documentary on type designer Jim Rimmer and his process of the almost lost art of making metal type.

The 16th International
TYPO Berlin 2011

will take place
May 19th to May 21st.