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Print Media Distribution: Process, Profitability, and Challenges

Today the distribution of printed media is viewed as a value added or ancillary service. Ancillary services have been identified as a key printing ind...

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Charles Bigelow

Melbert B. Cary Distinguished Professor

Rochester Institute of Technology

Charles Bigelow, former MacArthur Foundation Prize Fellow and recipient of the Frederic W. Goudy Award in Typography from RIT, was professor of digital typography at Stanford University. He was an industrial consultant in Silicon Valley working for some of the leading firms in electronic printing and publishing. With studio partner Kris Holmes, Charles Bigelow co-designed the Lucida font family now integrated with many popular computer systems. Professor Bigelow holds a B.A. in Anthropology from Reed College, an M.F.A. in Film from UCLA, and a certificate of advanced studies in extension from Harvard University.

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Typographic Expressiveness of Print Compared to Screen
by Charles Bigelow , Hye-Jin Nae , Adam Smith
Sustainable by Design: An Investigation into Ecologically Friendly Typography
by Charles Bigelow , Dealva Dowd-Hinkle , Daniel Horowitz , Garret Voorhees