Nick Sherman is a typo­grapher and typographic consultant based in New York City. He works at Font Bureau and Webtype promoting typefaces for print and digital media.

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 graduated with honors from the Graphic Design pro­gram at MassArt in Boston, where he also taught undergraduate typography and letterpress printing. He previ­ously worked at MyFonts, directing the web design and promotional material for the world’s largest coll­ection of fonts. 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.

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