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John Langdon
John Langdon

Adjunct Professor



UBRN Center, 4A10C

John Langdon is an outstanding typographic designer, lettering artist and writer. As a free-lance designer for over 25 years, John has created logos for clients ranging from the musicians of Jefferson Starship to The Rehabilitation Hospitals of America. His design work has won numerous awards and has been reproduced in U&LC, Print, American Corporate Identity and LetterArts Review.

John's passion for language, illusion and ambiguity are best realized in his design of ambigrams, words that can be read from more than one point of view. They form the basis of his book, Wordplay, and have been featured in several books and national magazines.

His Angels and Demons ambigram is currently featured on the cover of the best selling novel Angels and Demons, and the plot revolves around a number of ambigrams commissioned by the author, Dan Brown.

BA, English, Dickinson College