Nick Sherman is a typo­grapher and typographic consultant based in New York City. He is a co-founder of Fonts In Use and a columnist at A List Apart. He serves on the board of directors for the Type Directors Club, the Adobe Typography Customer Advisory Board, as well as the artistic board for the Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum. He is both a graduate of and consultant for the Type@Cooper typeface design program at Cooper Union.

Nick has worked at Font Bureau, Webtype, and MyFonts, directing web design and promotional material for typefaces in print and digital media. He graduated with honors from the Graphic Design pro­gram at MassArt in Boston, where he has also taught undergraduate typography, typeface design, and letterpress printing.

Some of his other projects include Size Calculator, Woodtyper, Pizza Rules!, Specimenism, and a personal photo journal. He also parti­cipates in the Kaiju Big Battel live monster wrestling group. Nick is an active member in the Society of Printers, ATypI, and American Printing History Association. Originally from Cape Cod, he is also a skate­boarder, pizza enthusiast, printer, musician, and classic horror film buff.

Nick can be e‑mailed at or phoned at 617‑522‑FONT. He is also available on Twitter and Flickr.