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Jim Ford

Jim Ford

Jim Ford is a visual artist and designer from Chicago. Jim works predominantly in type design but includes custom lettering, art, and illustration in his growing portfolio. He has designed custom typefaces for agencies, corporations, publishers, software and hardware manufacturers, video games, devices, you name it! In addition to customer-driven work, Jim also has a wealth of original typeface designs, ranging from traditional text faces to innovative display lettering.

He studied advertising art direction and graphic design at Columbia College Chicago where he graduated with a BFA in Graphic Design in 2005. While at Columbia, his passion for type started to take root. Jim sought out an internship with Ascender and was hired upon graduation. He was further exposed to every facet of type design and font development at Ascender. In 2013, Jim joined the Monotype studio as a type designer. Jim lives and works in Delavan, WI.

Jim Ford
Monotype 2018
4 styles from $35
Jim Ford
Monotype 2016
63 styles from $35
Jim Ford
Monotype 2017
14 styles from $49
Steve Matteson and Jim Ford
Ascender 2010
14 styles from $35
Jim Ford
Monotype 2018
14 styles from $49
Jim Ford
Ascender 2009
4 styles from $49
Steve Matteson and Jim Ford
Ascender
1 style from $35
Jim Ford
Monotype 2015
1 style from $35
Jim Ford
Monotype 2015
1 style from $9
Jim Ford
Microsoft Corporation
4 styles from $39
Jim Ford
Microsoft Corporation
1 style from $29
Jim Ford
Ascender
1 style from $35
Jim Ford
Ascender
1 style from $35
Steve Matteson and Jim Ford
Monotype 2012
2 styles from $49
Jim Ford
Monotype 2013
1 style from $35
Jim Ford
Monotype 2014
20 styles from $55
Jim Ford
Monotype 2015
1 style from $49
Jim Ford
Monotype 2017
3 styles from $49
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