Cool talk alert: Meet font whisperer Rich Roat - Delaware


Jan. 11, 2017 12:00 pm

Cool talk alert: Meet font whisperer Rich Roat

The founder of Yorklyn-based design agency House Industries has worked with Jimmy Kimmel and luxury brand Hermes. He's next up for The Mill's speaker series.

A fancy font for the font whisperer.

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The Mill’s speaker series has been bringing in an impressive roster of speakers. Designing a thriving ecosystem in the City of Wilmington and navigating government partnerships for entrepreneurs were topics covered at the very first talks given at the space. Now, the coworking space has another talk in store for you next week with founder Rich Roat of House Industries. It’s on Jan. 19 at 6 p.m. at The Mill’s Theatre N.


House Industries is a small design firm based out of Yorklyn. Its specialty? Font design.

Roat’s work is currently a part of the permanent collection at the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York City.

Rana Fayez

Rana Fayez was Delaware's lead reporter. She was previously business reporter and digital editor for the Delaware Business Times. In 2015, she won two awards from the Delaware Press Association for her coverage on consumer retail trends and technology news. When not storytelling, she's volunteering or making music.


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