Parkinson Type Design has published 17 typefaces from 1 designers

Jim Parkinson is the founder and sole employee at Parkinson Type Design. He was born in Richmond, California, in 1941, and he’s been lettering ever since. Jim was one of the designers who worked on ITC Bodoni, along with Sumner Stone, Holly Goldsmith and Janet Prescott Fishman. He designed Parkinson Electra for Monotype and has done a number of custom fonts for magazines and newspapers. In addition to his custom font work, Jim has designed dozens of retail fonts. Some of these designs are exclusives for Adobe, Monotype, FontShop, and The Font Bureau. The rest are released through Parkinson Type Design. Jim has also specialized in typographic logos for magazines and newspapers, including Rolling Stone, Newsweek, Esquire, InStyle, Men's Journal, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, The Detroit Free Press, the Toronto Star and The National Post. In a rare departure from publication work, Jim designed the logo for the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. In his spare time, he paints…mostly pictures that feature letterforms.

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Jim Parkinson

Jim Parkinson

Doing business as Parkinson Type Design, Jim Parkinson specializes in designing typographic logos and typefaces. His logos include Newsweek, Rolling Stone, The Wall Street Journal, Esquire, Men’s Journal and the National Post. Jim has designed custom display fonts for Rolling Stone, the National Post, the San Francisco Chronicle and the Chicago Tribune. In addition to FontFont, Jim has designed exclusive fonts for Adobe, Agfa, ITC, The Font Bureau and Chank. He has also published several dozens of his newest typefaces through Parkinson Type Design.
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