Nick Sherman

Nick Sherman is a typographer, web designer, typeface designer, and typographic consultant. He runs HEX Projects, a company that makes fonts and websites, and is a founder and designer of Fonts In Use and

A graduate of the Type@Cooper Extended Program in typeface design at The Cooper Union, Nick is also creative director and web designer/developer for their Typographics design festival. He is a member of the Future Fonts platform and has served on the board of directors for the Type Directors Club, the Adobe Typography Customer Advisory Board, and the artistic board for the Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum. A List Apart has published his writing on responsive design and web typography, and he occasionally talks and teaches classes on those topics.

Previously, Nick has worked at Font Bureau, Webtype, and MyFonts, directing web design and promo­tional material for digital type­faces. He graduated with honors from the undergraduate Graphic Design pro­gram at MassArt in Boston, where he has also taught typography, typeface design, and letterpress printing.

Some of his other projects include Size Calculator, Font‑To‑Width, Woodtyper, Pizza Rules!, and a personal photo journal featuring pizza, storefronts, manhole covers, manicules, and more. Originally from Cape Cod, Massachusetts, he is also a skate­boarder, pizza enthusiast, printer, musician, and classic horror film fan.