How To Design Your Country's National Font

Session 2

Thursday, 30 September 2021

7:00 PM CST – 7:30 PM CST



  • English

I was asked by our national broadcaster to design a font family which would represent the Australian national identity. It was also required to unify the digital presence of a huge organisation, and be ultra-legible on all screen types. This is the story of how I approached this challenging but fulfilling project, with an examination of what national identity really means.

  • Wayne Thompson


    After beginning as an advertising Art Director, Wayne started his type foundry in 2001. He works full time as a type designer, typographer and type educator. He recently gained his Masters of Type Design from the University of Reading, UK.

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