Information Founded in 2011 by James Hultquist-Todd, Philadelphia-based JTD Type is an independent type foundry which makes high quality custom and retail typefaces for agencies, studios, and organizations around the world. Notable News 2021Elfreth chosen by Grant Hutchinson as one of Typographica’s Favorite Typefaces of 2019. 2020Array shortlisted in Commart’s 2020 Typography Competition. 2019Contributed to Wordshape’s Visual Strategies for the Apocalypse. 2019Array discussed on Fontribute. 2018Chapman made it on Fontspring’s Best of 2018 list. 2018Steven Heller wrote about Stack for Print Magazine. 2016Gastromond named as a 2016 notable release by Typographica. 2016An AIGA Central PA Interview. 20152015 Print Magazine Merit for Essonnes. 2015Type Thursday Interview in which James spoke about Essonnes and tailoring. 2015I Love Typography article in which James wrote about the creation of Essonnes. 2012Garvis chosen as Typographica’s Favorite Typefaces of 2012. Chosen by Dan Reynolds. Services Typeface Design Typeface Development (Opentype Coding, Hinting, Spacing, Kerning) Typeface Consultation Custom Lettering Logo Design Contact info@JTDType.com2727 Poplar StPhiladelphia, PA 19130 Custom Typefaces Along with designing and releasing retail type, JTD designs custom type for a wide variety of clients and industries. A selection is shown below. AirtimeCollinsFacebookHamilton Type FoundryWordshape InnitNikeOokla P22 Type FoundrySamarskaya & Partners Some DaysSudtiposUniversity of NebraskaValve SoftwareVansVassar College James Hultquist-Todd Over the course of the past two decades, James has made clothes, type, identities, music, musical instruments, albums, websites, car parts, furniture, and (re)built cars. He spent several years apprenticing as a bespoke tailor. After which he ran an auto upholstery shop. In 2009, he became actively involved in both graphic and type design. He graduated with honors from The State University of New York Fredonia with a BFA in Graphic Design. James is also co-administrator of TypeDrawers and teaches Typeface Design at Tyler School of Art at Temple University. Rachel Kriebel Rachel graduated from the Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia with a BFA in sculpture. She grew up learning to make furniture, repair cars, and had a great interest in machinery. She is currently involved with coding in Python, robotics, Digital Modeling and Design. :-) Thank You JTD would not exist without the help of an amazing community of people. It’s probably not wise to link to other foundries on your website but if you aren’t buying type here, these are all excellent people. A special thank you goes out to: Rich Kegler, Ian Lynam, Jeremy Mickel, Dan Reynolds, David Jonathan Ross, Megan Urban and Jason Dilworth, Craig Welsh and Jenna Flickinger, and anyone who has ever bought a typeface—you’re all the best!