Typeface design education from Cooper Union
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How I Became a Type Designer in Only 30 Years
with Mark Simonson

Mark Simonson talks about his work, including his most well-known typeface, Proxima Nova, the people and things that have influenced him, and the path that lead to him becoming a successful independent type designer.

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Mon, June 1, 2020, 2024


The Herb Lubalin Lectures are recorded and made available here and on Vimeo with the generous support of Hoefler&Co.

About Mark Simonson

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Mark Simonson is an independent type designer based in Saint Paul, Minnesota. He is best known as the creator of the typeface Proxima Nova and has over 30 type families in the retail market comprising more than 230 fonts.