Eric Kindel is a designer, writer, editor, and Professor of Graphic Communication in the Department of Typography & Graphic Communication, University of Reading. He graduated from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, London, where he later taught and was appointed Research Fellow to the project that made Typeform dialogues. He joined Reading in 1998. His research into the history of stencilling has been underway since 1999, and has involved collaborations with James Mosley and Fred Smeijers. In 2007, he became Principal Investigator for the ‘Isotype revisited’ project; its research products have included From hieroglyphics to Isotype, the exhibition ‘Isotype: international picture language’ (V&A, 2010–11), and Isotype: design and contexts, 1925–1971. Since its fifth issue he has collaborated on Typography papers. He has written for other publications including AA Files, Baseline, Eye, and the Journal of the Printing Historical Society . See also here.