Called a ‘typographic evangelist’ by Eye magazine, Stephen Banham is founder of Letterbox, a typographic studio based in Melbourne, Australia.
Banham has written and produced twelve publications on typography, notably the Qwerty series (1991-96), the Ampersand series and Fancy (2004). Since 2005 he has run a very successful public forum series on graphic design and typography known as Character, the most recent of which hosted the Australian premiere of Helvetica.
His design work has been covered in almost every type annual as well as magazines such as Eye, Emigré, Adbusters, Face and Typo amongst many others.He has spoken at international design events from Barcelona to Beirut, New Zealand to New York.
Coupling a love for words as well as what they look like, he has written for various international typographic magazines. He has been a lecturer in typography since 1991 and holds a Masters in graphic design research.
More information: www.letterbox.net.au