Ryan Bugden is an independent typeface designer & graphic designer based in Brooklyn. He often designs custom typefaces for brands and releases retail typefaces independently and through Future Fonts. He currently runs design studio R&M with Michelle Ando.

hi@ryanbugden.com

Education

Type and Media
Royal Academy of Art, the Hague
MA, Type Design

Type@Cooper Extended
Certificate, Type Design

Rhode Island School of Design
BFA, Graphic Design


Teaching

Type@Cooper
Workshop Instructor
2021–Present

Type Sessions
2020

School of Visual Arts
2020–Present

Press & Exhibitions

BP&O
It’s Nice That
Surface Magazine
Monocle Minute on Design
The Fox is Black
IdN v26n3: Typeface Design Issue
FastCo Design
WIRED
Brand New
AIGA Eye on Design
UITdeKunst, Den Haag
RISD Graphic Design Triennial 2015
RISD Graphic Design Triennial 2012
The GoodType Book: Volume One
Mindsparkle Magazine
Typeroom
Creative Boom

Awards

Young Guns 21
D&AD 2023
TDC Ascenders 2022
TDC Certificate 2019, 2022 x2
TDC Judges’ Choice 2022 x2
FastCo Innovation By Design
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