Elliot Jay Stocks is a designer, writer, speaker, and musician


I’m currently serving as the Creative Director of Maido, and recording electronic music as Other Form, releasing on the Berlin-based label Unterwegs. Previously, I was the Co-editor and Creative Director of lifestyle magazine Lagom, the Creative Director of fintech startup ClearScore, the Creative Director of coffee roaster Colonna, the founder of typography magazine-turned-book 8 Faces, and the Creative Director of Typekit (now Adobe Fonts).

Upcoming speaking gigs

  1. Type Directors Club NYC New York, USA, 12th March 2020

  2. Type Directors Club NYC (all-day workshop) New York, USA, 14th March 2020

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Previous speaking gigs

Since 2007, I’ve been speaking at conferences all over the globe, usually around the subjects of typography, publishing, side projects, and the intersections of web and print design. Of the 60+ events I’ve spoken at, past highlights include TYPO, An Event Apart, SXSW, Beyond Tellerand, Reasons, TDC NY, Brooklyn Beta, Smashing Conf, Ampersand, We Love Graphic Design, Web Directions, FOWD, etc.

Latest post from the horribly outdated and soon-to-be-updated blog

Tempo: not just another email client 17 September 2019

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