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Spencer Charles

Partner, Husband


After graduating from the University of Utah in 2010 with a BFA in Graphic Design, my interest in hand-lettering developed as a Sign Artist for Whole Foods. In 2011, I moved to New York to work as Senior Designer at Louise Fili Ltd. I currently teach Typography at School of Visual Arts, and am enrolled in the Type Design post-graduate program at the Cooper Union.

Kelly Thorn

Partner, Wife


I specialize in design, illustrative lettering, and killing plants (though I love to draw them). I'm currently living in Brooklyn and working full-time as my own boss-lady. From June 2012–June 2015, I worked as Senior Designer at Louise Fili Ltd. I'm a 2012 graduate from Tyler School of Art.

Awards & Recognition


• Art Directors Club, Young Guns 12

• Communication Arts, Typography Annual 2013 & 2016

• Type Directors Club 62

• School of Visuals Arts, Adjunct Instructor, Typography

• Studio Feature, DesignSponge

Speaking Engagements


Want us to speak at your event, company, or school? Reach out and we’ll talk! Previous engagements:

• Society of Design conference

• Library of Michigan 

• Paperless Post

• Lost Type, Philadelphia Field Trip

Select Clients


Abrams Books, Barnes & Noble, Booking.com, Cardtorial, Dollar Shave Club, Idun, Miansai, The New York Times, Pentagram, Popular Mechanics, Samuel Adams, The Shea Theater, Sterling Publishing, Steve Cohen’s Chamber Magic, Tanamachi Studio, Target, Variety, The Wall Street Journal


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