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A Neue Font We Don't Need

Last week saw the wide publication of Comic Neue — an updated version of the much maligned Comic Sans.

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Michael Bierut studied graphic design at the University of Cincinnati, and has been a partner in the New York office of Pentagram since 1990. Michael is a Senior Critic in Graphic Design at the Yale School of Art.
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William Drenttel is a designer and publisher, and editorial director of Design Observer. He is a partner at Winterhouse, a design consultancy focused on social change, online media and educational institutions, and a senior faculty fellow at the Yale School of Management.
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Jessica Helfand is a partner, with William Drenttel, in Winterhouse, a design studio in Northwest Connecticut. She is Senior Critic at Yale School of Art, where she is an Associate Fellow in Jonathan Edwards College.
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Julie Lasky is editor of Change Observer. She was previously editor-in-chief of I.D. and Interiors, and managing editor of Print. Lasky has contributed to The New York Times, Metropolis, Dwell, Eye, Slate and NPR.
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Nancy Levinson is editor of Places. Previously she was founding co-editor of Harvard Design Magazine and, at Arizona State University, the first director of the Phoenix Urban Research Laboratory.
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Jade-Snow Carroll is managing editor of Design Observer. She lives in upstate New York and works at Winterhouse Studio.
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Chappell Ellison is the assisstant editor of Design Observer. She is a graduate of the Design Criticism MFA program at the School of Visual Arts. She received her BFA in 2007 at the University of Texas where she majored in Design. She was a proud participant in the Land Arts of the American West program.
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Josh Wallaert is the web production editor of Places. He lives in San Francisco.
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