Connare: Art, Design & Typography provides TrueType hinting services and custom type designs, type design, design services and fine art work for private and commercial customers. Connare ADT is located in Seattle, WA USA.
Vincent Connare is the owner and manager of Connare.com. He has been working professionally in the software industry producing font projects for corporations for over thirteen years. While working at Agfa/Compugraphic from 1987 till 1993 he was a member of the Ikarus, Intellifont and TrueType font production teams. At Agfa he was one of the first few type persons to learn TrueType hinting. He finalized the hinting of four TrueType fonts to Apple's first TrueType font pack.
In 1993 he joined Microsoft Corporation as a Typographic Engineer and worked on custom type projects for Microsoft products. At Microsoft he designed and produced two of the most popular typefaces of the 1990's, Comic Sans and Trebuchet. There he also wrote documents relating to TrueType hinting and font production.
Vincent was trained in painting and photography at New York Institute of Technology in New York City and has worked as a newspaper photographic technician in Massachusetts and a silkscreen fine art printer in New York City. He is currently a candidate for a Master's Degree in Type Design from the University of Reading in Berkshire, England.
Vincent is a member Association Typographique Internationale and a member of the Richmond Flames Baseball Club in Richmond upon Thames, England.