Based at
The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts,
School of Design

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Sofie Beier, PhD, Head of Centre for Visibility Design
Associate professor with a background in type design.


Sofie has published numerous articles on typeface legibility and is the author of the books ‘Reading Letters: Designing for Legibility’ and ‘Type Tricks: Your Personal Guide to Type Design’.
Primary scientific focus areas are typeface legibility and the semantic association of typefaces.

For more see:
www.sofiebeier.dk or
KADK research profil

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Pia Pedersen, PhD
Assistant professor with a background in graphic design.

Pia is a specialist on ISOTYPE (International System of Typographic Picture Education), a visual communication approach using pictograms to design all sorts of information for the layperson. This has given her a broad understanding of historical and functional aspects of pictograms, which she implements in her work on the legibility of pictograms.

For more see:
KADK research profil

Chiron

Chiron Oderkerk, PhD
Postdoc fellow with a background in psychology.

Chiron holds a PhD from University of Copenhagen. He contributes to the research group with his knowledge on statistics, programming and visual perception.

Octavio

Octavio Pardo
PhD student with a background in type design.

Octavio has many years of professional experience from the type design industry, working with Google, Philip Morris International and other major corporate clients. 
The topic of his PhD project is 'Legibility for Visually Impaired People'.


For more see:
www.octaviopardo.com

Collaborators 

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Jean-Baptiste Bernard, PhD
Postdoc fellow with a background in neuroscience

Jean-Baptiste is based in Nice, France. His primary scientific focus areas are vision science, visual psychophysics, eye movements, reading, word/letter recognition, vision with central field loss, reading aid software and visual rehabilitation.

For more see:
Researchgate profil


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Michael Larsen, MD, DMSc
Clinical professor of ophthalmology

Michael is based in Copenhagen, Denmark. As a clinical professor at Rigshospitalet Glostrup, his primary scientific focus areas are medical treatment and laser treatment of retinal diseases.

For more see:
KU Research profil

 

Kevin

Kevin Larson, PhD
Reading psychologist

Kevin is based in Seattle, USA. He works for Microsoft’s Advanced Reading Technologies team, focusing on improving the on-screen reading experience. Kevin received his PhD for studies of reading acquisition.

For more see:
Researchgate profil


Birte

Birte Bay
Optometrist

Birte is based in Copenhagen, Denmark. She has experience in eye correction and has many years of experience in refractive eye surgery. As part of the research group, Birte runs experiments involving readers with low vision.


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Centre for Visibility Design
The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts,
Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation
School of Design


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