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Mark Simonson Studio

Mark Simonson first became aware that designing typefaces was a thing one could do in college, going on to sharpen his skills on the side through the 80s and 90s while working in magazine art direction, graphic design, illustration and lettering. Mark finally quit his day job in 2000 to open Mark Simonson Studio. To date, he has released 24 original typeface families comprising almost 200 individual fonts. Mark’s years spent as a designer using fonts give him a deep appreciation for what designers look for in them. He makes fonts he would want to use himself, if only they existed.


Typeface development
Lettering and logotypes
Custom licensing and consulting
Saint Paul, Minnesota