Phil Garnham

Phil Garnham

Phil Garnham

London-based Phil Garnham joined Fontsmith in June 2003 as designer to assist in the development and production of new alphabets for the Fontsmith font library. He is a 2002 graduate of Middlesex University. Most of his fonts are co-designed with Jason Smith. In 2004, he designed the slab serif FS Clerkenwell. Other fonts by him: FS Alvar (octagonal stencil), FS Kitty, FS Pele, FS Sinclair (2008, rounded octagonal), FS Conrad, FS Sally, FS Lola. He made a custom face for the Northern Ireland Tourist Board in 2010. FS Me (2009) is a sans family designed for readers with a learning disability. It was co-designed by Mitja Miklavcic, Jason Smith, Emanuela Conidi, Fernando Mello and Phil Garnham. FS Me was researched and developed in conjunction with—and endorsed by—Mencap, the UK’s leading charity and voice for those with learning disability. Mencap receive a donation for each font licence purchased. FS Albert Pro and FS Albert Pro Narrow (2009) were done by Mitja Miklavcic, Jason Smith and Phil Garnham – it supports Greek, Cyrillic, and Latin, covering 60 languages. Designer of FS Emeric (2013), a large humanist slightly angular sans family. FS Sally Pro by Jason Smith and Phil Garnham won an award at Granshan 2016.

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