Jason Smith is the founder of Fontsmith, with a background in hand lettering and calligraphy. His work has a distinct quality that combines warmth and modernity with an intense eye for finely crafted letter-forms.
Mitja Miklavčič, born 1978, is a graphic and typeface designer. After working a few years for advertising agencies and design studios in Slovenia he moved to the UK where he studied MA in Typeface Design at the University of Reading. In 2006 he completed the course with distinction. In 2007 he received the TDC Certificate of Excellence in Type Design. Mitja now runs his own studio, specialised in typeface design, information architecture, branding and editorial design; among others he collaborates with well-known type foundries in the United States and Europe.
Manu joined Fontsmith in 2008 after studying typeface design. With a background in Graphic Design, experience in hot-metal type hand composition and letterpress printing, she is passionate about typographic history, 19th century typefaces and Arabic typography.