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For more 40 years, working with magazines like Rolling Stone, for newspapers like The New York Times and web sites like Bloomberg.com, Roger Black has been developing ways to communicate content more effectively. His teams have redesigned Reader's Digest, Esquire, Scientific American, the Los Angeles Times and The Washington Post.
Mr. Black has been working on web sites since 1995, and was involved with some early influential designs, including MSNBC.com and @Home Network. In the last two years, he has focused on algorithmic, template-based design. As part of this effort, he helped launch four companies: Webtype, Ready-Media, Treesaver and Savory Publishing Group.
A partner in the Font Bureau and Danilo Black, both founded in 1989, he works
from a small studio in Austin, working on print and digital, and cross-platform