Nick Sherman

Nick Sherman is a Brooklyn-based typographer working for Font Bureau and Webtype. Originally from Cape Cod and Boston, he is also a skateboarder, pizza enthusiast, musician, and classic horror film buff.

Nick previously worked at MyFonts, where he overhauled the design and helped organize, curate, and promote the world’s largest collection of fonts. His current projects include Fonts In Use, Woodtyper, Pizza Rules!,Specimenism, and a personal photo journal. He serves on the advisory board for the Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum as well as the advisory committee for the Type Directors Club. He consults for theType@Cooper typeface design program at Cooper Union, and is involved in revitalizing one of the world’s only remaining letterpress typecasting foundries, The Dale Guild Type Foundry.

Nick also participates in the Kaiju Big Battel live monster wrestling group, contributes to typography sites such as Typographica and We Love Typography, and has taught undergraduate typography at MassArt. He is an active member in the Society of Printers, ATypI, and American Printing History Association, and often travels in the interest of typography, skateboarding, and pizza.