MarkMark Barratt (partner)

Mark Barratt is a partner in Text Matters. He trained originally as a journalist and then as a typographer. He has worked in newspapers, business magazines, employee communications and video production. His particular interests are in clear language, ways of measuring communication effectiveness, and electronic publishing.

He occasionally lectures on electronic publishing and forms/interaction design. Mark is a vice-president of Association Typographique Internationale (ATypI) and is active in various other type and technology groups.

TheresaTheresa Millar

Theresa is a writer, editor and project manager here at Text Matters. She gained her PhD, in archaeology, from The University of Reading in 1994 and worked with Oxford Archaeology as publications editor and project manager until joining Text Matters in May 1999. She runs our editorial services on a freelance basis. [visit her website]

SandinaSandina Miller

Sandina has a first class degree in Typography & Graphic Communication and an MA in Digital Humanities. She is a member of Association Typographique Internationale (ATypI), the International Society for Typographic Designers (ISTD) and the Sign Design Society. Her interests are design-for-reading and design-for-action. [visit her website]

SueSue Walker (partner)

Prof. Sue Walker is a partner in Text Matters and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at The University of Reading. Her current research interests are the analysis and description of text structures in documents, house style, and typographic design for children.

She is currently co-editor of Information Design Journal + Document Design, and a member of the editorial advisory panel of the Brazilian Journal of Information Design. She is also a member of the Executive of the Design Education Association (DEED), a council member of the Design Research Society (DRS) and a member of the Arts & Humanities Research Board (AHRB) Peer Review College.

ChrisChris Milway

Chris joined our team in 2007 as a junior designer, after graduating with a first class degree in Typography & Graphic Communication. He works on design for print and the web.

PetePeter Adams

Peter joined Text Matters in 2010. Peter is a systems analyst and programmer. Originally qualified in engineering, with a recent MSc in Web Systems, Peter worked for many years for Nortel in Europe and Canada running development and pre- and post-sales technical support teams.

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