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9 Amazing Type Designers to Inspire You

9 Amazing Type Designers to Inspire You
Type design is a growing field these days, from beautiful labels for beer and coffee to custom typography, type designers have a lot to work with. In this post we feature some of the top type designers from around the world. Some are amazing new type designers, others have been around for a while. They are the creators of beautiful logos, awesome labels, and creative typographic layouts. Some have been featured in typography magazines, major news publications, & adobe forums across the world. Scroll down and discover the world of type design, custom lettering, & calligraphy with these amazing type designers & letterers. 1. Sean McCabe (aka Sean Wes) is an extraordinary type designer. 2. Jordan Metcalf is a type designer from the lovely city of Cape Town, South Africa. 3. Nick Slater the extraordinaire! 4. Claire Coullon is an independent designer from the Czech Republic. 5. 6. Dana Tanamachi is by far one of the most unique and talented type designers. 7. 8. 9. About The Author

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