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Kenneth Ormandy @kennethormandy Vancouver, Canada

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Joined Twitter 3/13/07


✒️ New project about creating a website for art students to graffiti that made it all the way to the Tate Modern. 🖋… https://t.co/OsjbBIFQX8
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7/3
2019
First post in a while: Pure CSS lettering, a bad and fun idea. I’ve collected some CSS-only alphabets, including pi… https://t.co/gUk5zKs6lO
1/29
2018
I’d way rather own a piece of a rural bus service than part of a pipeline. Just sayin’. #bcpoli https://t.co/BS4vJ3wSZ8
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7/12
2018
IEEFA Report on Kinder Morgan sale of Trans Mountain Pipeline to Trudeau Liberal government. #Canpoli https://t.co/TlxnKVlRXG
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6/28
2018
@alannamun My immediate thought: https://t.co/83sQbGRICf
6/24
2018
Almost every week I hear from students that their type teachers only show them typefaces designed by men, and upon… https://t.co/cunRErz1k4
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6/6
2018
Looking forward to Martin Jackson’s Calligraphy Fundamentals workshop this Saturday. Join us at @vancityatelier, re… https://t.co/nKZdCHZRRp @Una Feel free to put your answers into the Escafina happy hour type specimen: https://t.co/Xk3eESaO2M /cc… https://t.co/bWq7tFG9I2
5/24
2018
@sxywu “Got me kerning side to side” https://t.co/A9LjZVcoVO
5/21
2018
Great talk from letterpress printers Crispin Elsted and Q&A with Jan Elsted of Barbarian Press, at @Vancouver_CM. H… https://t.co/3uX6PqClM1
5/4
2018
At dinner, I casually mentioned this was possible… https://t.co/D400IJXaAy
2/18
2018
// NEW WORK: I am pleased to announce Mort Modern, a new typeface inspired by the lettering work of Mortimer Leach.… https://t.co/h0C51avrV9
Retweeted by Kenneth OrmandyIf you’re part of our Print Club, your №41 print by @_Marisol_Ortega is waiting for you tonight! Still time to sign… https://t.co/qJUjvxfQbK
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1/10
2017
Chance patiently doing tech support 😍 https://t.co/2EAnsrGgqo
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12/20
2017
Thanks to everyone who came to Type Brigade №40 × The Pop-Up Museum of Typography on Tuesday! ✨🔤🏫 The exhibition is… https://t.co/cKIV524UeP
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12/7
2017
Tonight at Type Brigade No40 we will be introducing the print club! You will now be able to support future events v… https://t.co/LhzekLiPIq
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12/5
2017
The final @typebrigade of the year is Dec. 5! Join us for Type Brigade №40 × The Pop-up Museum of Typography, at th… https://t.co/smXIKMuSooSome YA on here from @cherie_dimaline, @ek_johnston, @Heather_T_Smith , @SteveSheinkin + @angiecthomas It was hard… https://t.co/8Q0I2cijVD
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11/24
2017
For National Novel Generation Month this year, I made a digital book “physical” again by rendering every page into… https://t.co/wPF7BKUMWS
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11/17
2017
☀️🌙 New typeface from @shiva__n! With an optically corrected outline style! Give it a try on the black and white ty… https://t.co/42wA1PENbt
11/14
2017
Working in tech is way harder than it should be for women, and that's amplified x100 when you dare to write, speak,… https://t.co/3bV2KIucDS
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11/9
2017
@camping_ideas @RuthHHopkins I might be able to help with something like that if you’re interested, can I DM you @RuthHHopkins?
11/7
2017
Lucas Sharp of Sharp Type explores the pioneering forms of Joshua Darden's Freight in today's Letterform… https://t.co/5VbFguZ5HF
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10/31
2017
this year we're Liam Gallagher and a Shan-pagne Supernova https://t.co/Dqh5bg8lpf
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10/29
2017
@AndreiRobu @pstypelab Hey Andrei, I could help, this is what I work on :) Feel free to email or DM me, some exampl… https://t.co/oeWMUqcA34
10/25
2017
@TiroTypeworks I meant to ask you about that! It sort of gets used as a turning point in the narrative of his life… https://t.co/jFJ4VN4XCv
10/24
2017
Tonight! John Hudson of @TiroTypeworks asks “How complex does it get?” at @typebrigade. Doors at 6:30pm at… https://t.co/5lfzKgmun2
10/5
2017
@michael_deforge https://t.co/mGqgRiEnNT
9/29
2017
@gracepartridge Ha yes that’s probably a better description. I still like it for how strange it is though
9/20
2017
Just saw the news about Toys “R” Us and of course this classic Vancouver sign near me comes to mind… https://t.co/7EDHlO3XXJ
9/19
2017
A selection of photos from a fun type and lettering walk with @alannamun, after a great week at… https://t.co/BmTHokRdmG
9/17
2017
A nice demo of the possibilities of using variable fonts for finer control when setting Arabic, by @sahafshar at… https://t.co/FHyvUtJFSF“‘The meme font,’ from the beginning, was always meant to hit you over the head,” @typographica sharing the Impact… https://t.co/ZjSeTE0VczI’ve been enjoying my first @ATypI conference this week, the final day is about to start! https://t.co/iNreMsz2Ei
9/16
2017
@_ramisk @LigaturesYYZ Thanks, really glad you enjoyed it! Loved the deep dish concept. More notes getting emailed out soon :)Thanks to @LigaturesYYZ for hosting my workshop this past weekend, it was a great group: https://t.co/vst4I4elt1
9/12
2017
Tonight is Type Brigade №38 with @glasfurdwalker and @tomfroese! Doors at 6:30pm, talks at 7:00pm.… https://t.co/VCW9bFkkhV
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9/6
2017
Shout out of use of my @slantedhall 1403 Vintage Mono Pro typeface at @typecon. https://t.co/REY6RHqkCn In… https://t.co/jUyOXB8jHM
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9/1
2017
@zachleat I wrote this a while back which you might find useful https://t.co/sjkuy1ytQ6 If you take @mwichary’s bit… https://t.co/GeSrQYZL6jAt @vanjs, @brianleroux is talking about mitigating Risk in software, cloud functions, and https://t.co/S3mguJMMm4 https://t.co/GPXZLvy2rW
8/30
2017
Got go check out @studiofaculty’s beautiful new retail store SORT in Kits yesterday! Store is open, party is Sept.… https://t.co/k0wqlTcZ2DI’ve been using Twitter for 10 years, but don‘t have much experience with hashtags, how did I do?#SomeoneWhoHasAroundTheSameNumberOfFollowersAsYouButShouldHaveWayMoreFollowersThanYou: @hj_chen @angelicadesigns @StevieNguyenyvr
8/27
2017
@Una @Airbnb 🕳🐇 https://t.co/70ZXbXLDjO @Una @Airbnb Wow apparently that’s by calligrapher Annika Rücker and she’s done more than 100 of those… https://t.co/JDENmaBHSm @KristyT @klimtypefoundry I would love to discuss hosting a talk by you about that at @typebrigade, if you happen to visit Slack Vancouver!If you want to see some positive in-use examples of @klimtypefoundry’s PayPal Sans typeface today: https://t.co/GL01IHVeuj @KristyT @BlackGirlsCode Thanks for the suggestion https://t.co/rfejefyET3
8/26
2017
🍾 There’s only 14 spots left for the next @typebrigade on September 5, with @glasfurdwalker and @tomfroese!… https://t.co/ihlm7LUAIHWOW, backing vocals by @shannonozirny 🔊 https://t.co/rSfXS9TVv3
8/25
2017
📣🔤 Type Brigade №38 is September 5 at @unbounce, with talks from @tomfroese, and Phoebe Glasfurd of @glasfurdwalkerhttps://t.co/5hpULRmryM
Retweeted by Kenneth Ormandy“Effective immediately I am stepping down from the @Nodejs TSC” https://t.co/SPhGYYVEAU https://t.co/yqQN42Z58r
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8/22
2017
@zachleat A winter commercial/movie was being filmed outside the theatre there earlier in the day. Sadly not a snowcone commercial/movie 🍧 @zachleat take another negativity breather and watch me barely get hit with a snowball I found in summer https://t.co/QVIb81MBn9
8/20
2017
UPDATED: Thousands rally against far-right demonstration planned in Vancouver https://t.co/t4qVUJ4D92 https://t.co/1vuLUcsZic
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8/19
2017
@TypeEd @TypeTuesday @typostammtisch @typebrigade @TypeThursdayNYC There’s @LigaturesYYZ in Toronto, @TypeParis’ 5… https://t.co/3GxuqrPx6X @sxywu @shannonozirny In BC they’re pedestrian controlled intersections https://t.co/VV7Bve4sNe https://t.co/fUDklVJZtF @shannonozirny @sxywu Also nice to share mutual interest in peanut-free restaurant recommendationsReally glad that @shannonozirny & I got to hang out with @sxywu and Alex during their visit! https://t.co/87Nq01TTuy
8/17
2017
I think it's sometimes difficult to understand that we are part of history. Maybe this kind of comparison will help. https://t.co/EQDcqVQj1O
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8/16
2017
@csswizardry Maybe @Litherum would have some insight here?
8/14
2017
Some context and background to why #Charlotesville is under siege https://t.co/2SkpqaWb9R.
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8/13
2017
Thank you @ThisTechGirl for addressing the very boring #googlememo with precision https://t.co/ac5nWGiOUo
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8/11
2017
1. Guess where I went? See that blue in the foreground - that's the English Bay Beach accessibility mat & OH IT'S S… https://t.co/tqeHjHVgYN
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8/10
2017
Saved you a tweetstorm: https://t.co/v3MzftrZiT
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8/5
2017
August’s Font of the Month is my revival of Keystone Type Foundry’s weird and wonderful Crayonette! 🖍️… https://t.co/QCIagXYelb
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8/3
2017
TienMin Liao @typeji launched a new site and write up for the excellent Bilingual Lettering project!… https://t.co/pikPNQxLPb
8/2
2017
👩‍🎨 Crafting Webfont Fallbacks, a new FREE EPISODE is out! Aesthetics, performance & reliability (pick all three) https://t.co/oC9V9MECBU
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7/31
2017
🚨 NOT A DRILL 🚨 `font-display` is available on now-stable Chrome 60! CSS-only FOUT is here!! Read more:… https://t.co/zts5f3C5tE
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7/26
2017
@brianleroux @the_jsf Congrats on the launch! Glad it’s live, looking forward to using it @CommArts @losttypecoop @davidsilvaco @_Marisol_Ortega Thanks for the mention. Mind changing it to “…design and dev… https://t.co/WzjizGhfOX
7/25
2017
🎾📽 Tonight I’ll be doing some projections with @lushnessrumpus and @MatthewOrmandy at HALF TIME! Entry is free. https://t.co/yyjkYVFBmEThanks to everyone who came to my talk with the @GDCABnorth on Thursday, and to @amandaschutzie and team for organi… https://t.co/n67EBbDkeh @corpulentchris Glad you enjoyed it, thanks for coming! Some are on my site and GitHub, and I should be able to sen… https://t.co/rquNY8zVv0
7/15
2017
@lessis @Draplin Thanks very much Nicholas! You might also be interested in https://t.co/L8zCLlmQMb which I forked… https://t.co/d1iPFjyUwWIf you have 12 mins to spare, my full keynote from @FluentConf, "Focusing on what matters" is up. https://t.co/yWFOAghvBV
Retweeted by Kenneth Ormandy🔤✨ There are still a few student and @GDCABnorth member tickets available for my type talk in Edmonton tomorrow!… https://t.co/FPYtbvzl7S
7/13
2017
Short video with a powerful dose of truth. Speaks to "we only hire the best" or "we believe in a meritocracy". https://t.co/PX13QdA7YW
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7/8
2017
I am finally ready tell my story. “Antisocial Coding: My Year at GitHub” https://t.co/HDYofXS82o
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7/5
2017
Type Brigade №37 with @TheCoolJacquie and @mattredway is tonight at @unbounce! See you there:… https://t.co/HHuyTm93ew
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7/4
2017
@keywordnew @nodeschoolyvr Hey thanks! I had been hoping that would happen, and then kind of forgot.On #MulticulturalismDay I want to share a personal story, something that I hope will inspire us to build a more inclusive Canada.
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6/27
2017
GDC AB North proudly presents a talk hosted by Kenneth Ormandy about web typography. Tickets on sale now!… https://t.co/VHlDok8KKs
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6/25
2017
@smashingmag A great follow up read to that is this thoughtful critique of YouTube Sans written by @ninastoessinger: https://t.co/65FVXHghbQSOON SHIPPING IN iOS 11 AND OS X SAFARI v11 😍🍏🔤↔️ (well spotted, @TYPO_Labs) #variablefonts https://t.co/sE8xqTGUmP https://t.co/wCr4SCfphv
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6/6
2017
✍️ Excited for @alannamun’s iPad Pro Lettering Workshop! We’ll share future editions if you’re on the waitlist:… https://t.co/zW9mFnJ9ZINew for Vulf Mono: webfonts, and Vulf Mono Code (a version w/ slashed zero, basically). https://t.co/nAJOB4bOxh https://t.co/0gMPrZnXSC
Retweeted by Kenneth OrmandyThe story of Boomville by @MelvasType: https://t.co/uOCb0MAt5V https://t.co/iM8vfQxNNj
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5/17
2017
@ramenhog Hey, happened to notice this on your site :) Mobile Safari 9.3.5 https://t.co/GpUArnMtj3
5/15
2017
@klimtypefoundry @TiroTypeworks I ran it with eot included, but if I understand correctly, since the browser only r… https://t.co/rbPSSEJG2b
5/13
2017
Here’s @KBoudjelloud’s full black swan alphabet! https://t.co/JL6l5z1HdQ
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5/12
2017
We’re starting @vandesignwk(nd) a little early with Type Brigade tonight! https://t.co/a5FACx7PWQ
5/11
2017
@dustin Hey! 👋 https://t.co/Iq599Eekkd🚀 Want to play with variable fonts in any browser? Made a demo using fontkit! https://t.co/Xgzl6SNZgU Code:… https://t.co/34TBZG1Qu5
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5/9
2017
Hey! Please do us all a favor and upvote this uservoice to motivate @MicrosoftEdge to support @variablefonts: https://t.co/KAd1HWu5lp
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5/6
2017
@TypeThursdayNYC @googlefonts @apatriq @TypographicsNYC @typecon @ATypI @kerningconf @ISType @GranshanConfhttps://t.co/AtzYEHU3XGI wrote a response to a question we got on @alphabettes_org that raised my blood pressure considerably https://t.co/AZBJWduhx5
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5/1
2017
Tonight is @TypeBrigade №35 with Tierney Milne & @PamelaRounis! #420BoldIt #GetHighContrast https://t.co/ohjG24f9gP https://t.co/vregJENQ5F @claire_atkin Ha thanks for the link, I will probably need to change thanks up a bit for that hashtag to be accurat… https://t.co/GUKJMm6wkk
4/20
2017

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