Maurice Meilleur is a graphic designer, design researcher, and writer. Meilleur is an assistant professor of graphic design at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, and teaches typography, generative design, semiotics, and design ethics. Currently, Meilleur is writing a book on the methodology and history of constructed scripts. Meilleur has presented his research at ATypI, TypeCon, and the Cooper Union. Meilleur’s experimental and modular typeface, kast, was a jury finalist in the Society of Typographic Aficionados’s 2016 protoType competition. Meilleur explores digital animation as part of a larger investigation into typographic representation and algorithmically-defined formal systems.