Conceived by Lowell Milken and ArtCenter in 2014, the Hoffmitz Milken Center for Typography (HMCT) honors the memory and contributions to the field of visual communication by renowned letterform designer, educator and Lowell’s beloved late wife, Leah Hoffmitz Milken.
HMCT aims to set the global standard in the field of visual communication and, in particular, to advance the art of typography. HMCT provides curricular opportunities for students, supports faculty research, and helps form alliances with educational and professional organizations worldwide. HMCT offers fellowships, residencies and symposia that reflect the centrality of design and typographic education to the development of technologies, media and social constructs. The Center also houses a unique typographic archive.
HMCT is committed to improving the understanding of typography’s impact on our visual culture. Expanding on a new model of typographic education, research and international discourse, the HMCT has evolved as a catalyst and global resource for educational and professional development in typography and visual communication.
Find out more at www.HMCTArtCenter.org
“Establishing the Center is the best way to honor Leah’s memory as well as her extraordinary knowledge about typography, her deep passion and dedication to her students, and her commitment to give back to a field that she thoroughly cherished.” - Lowell Milken