Maurice Meilleur is a recovering political theorist turned graphic designer and design researcher and writer. He’s an assistant professor of graphic design at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, where he teaches and studies typography, generative design, semiotics, and design ethics. Maurice has contributed numerous type and book reviews to Typographica and Fonts in Use, he’s writing a book on the principles and methods of constructed scripts, and he’s presented his research at or for ATypI, TypeCon, the Cooper Union, and the Letterform Archive. His experimental modular typeface Kast was a jury finalist in the Society of Typographic Aficionados’s 2016 protoType competition. He explores digital animation as part of a larger investigation into typographic representation and algorithmically-defined formal systems.