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Type Theory is a journal of contemporary typography featuring news, views, reviews and interviews.

Ty Wilkins founded Type Theory in January of 2009. Ty is an independent graphic designer and illustrator living in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Prior to striking out on his own, Ty worked for Gardner Design where we had the opportunity to redesign LogoLounge. A complete typomaniac, Ty is also the founder and editor of the contemporary typography blog Type Theory. Ty’s illustration and design work have been recognized by Grain Edit, Uppercase Magazine, Drawn, DesignWorkLife, Pikaland, Graphic Exchange, the Charley Harper Blog, HOW Magazine and numerous other publications. Ty graduated with a BFA in graphic design from Auburn University in 2003 and before that lived in Buenos Aires, Argentina for two very formative years where he developed a passion for Spanish and international travel. He currently teaches Typography for the Academy of Art University online undergraduate program. Ty spends his free time illustrating, drawing and collecting books by mid-century modern illustrators. Ty is curious, obsessed and extraordinarily passionate.

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