Type design is a growing field these days, from beautiful labels for beer and coffee to custom typography, type designers have a lot to work with. In this post we feature some of the top type designers from around the world. Some are amazing new type designers, others have been around for a while.
They are the creators of beautiful logos, awesome labels, and creative typographic layouts. Some have been featured in typography magazines, major news publications, & adobe forums across the world. Scroll down and discover the world of type design, custom lettering, & calligraphy with these amazing type designers & letterers.
1. Sean McCabe
Sean McCabe (aka Sean Wes) is an extraordinary type designer. He designs amazing logos, brilliant typography layouts, and has some stunning products in his store. Aside from designing type he spends his time dribbbling fun projects, tweeting, & reaching the front page on reddit!
Jordan Metcalf is a type designer from the lovely city of Cape Town, South Africa. He designs beautiful typographic pieces for Adobe, Mens Health Magazine, & a long list of other clients. Aside from designing type and logos, he also works on cool projects for his dribbble account and he tweets. Check out his site as well.
3. Nick Slater
Nick Slater the extraordinaire! Whether it be typography or illustration, Nick is a talented designer at that. He creates beautiful typographic pieces, some of which are featured on helpink, a great site to help artists raise money for a good cause. Aside from that he also has a few cool places where you can connect with him. Check out his twitter, dribbble, and site (in construction).
Claire Coullon is an independent designer from the Czech Republic. She designs beautiful typography, hand lettering, and logos. She also dabbles in branding and print/book design. You can connect with her on twitter, dribbble, and her site.
Michael Spitz is an independent designer from the United States; however, he lives in the beautiful country of Croatia! He specializes in identity, brand development, lettering, & custom typography. His work has a certain flair to it, being that most is in black & white. He uses subtle details to make his designs all the more beautiful. Be sure to check out his twitter, his dribbble profile, and his website for more information on him.
Dana Tanamachi is by far one of the most unique and talented type designers. She uses chalk in a lot of her work which not only makes it unique, but makes it all the more challenging. From designing the cover of Oprah’s Magazine to making things for Adidas, Dana is a very busy designer. Be sure to check out her cool work on her dribbble, follow her on twitter, & don’t forget her beautiful website.
Sergey is a passionate independent designer from Moscow, Russia! He enjoys typography, calligraphy, & custom lettering. His work is beautiful and nostalgic. He appreciates the vintage style, which is shown in alot of his work. See more of his cool projects on dribbble, follow his twitter, & don’t forget his lovely site.
Simon Alander is a Swedish Letterer with a passion for beautiful typography. He particularly likes designing swashes, ligatures, loops, & textures. His work is stunning & has a comical sense to it. Be sure to follow him on twitter, view his new work on dribbble, & check out his hilarious site: coffeemademedoit.com
9. Brandon Rike
Brandon Rike is an incredible graphic designer who creates lovely typography, hand lettering, & t-shirt designs. Here’s the catch, he does most of this awesome work for famous rockers and pop stars! He has done some work for Bruno Mars, Blink 182, & Aerosmith. Be sure to check out his dribbble, his twitter, & his site to see more of these awesome designs!