Positype is a well-recognized, independent type foundry that offers both retail and bespoke/custom typeface development services. Founded in 2000 by Neil Summerour, Positype was established to accentuate the craft behind producing typefaces. Uniqueness, warmth, and personality matter when creating letterforms… marrying the technology with those forms to produce useful and reliable typefaces is tantamount.
Neil Summerour is a Georgia-based type designer and lettering artist. He’s the founder of Positype, type foundry, and Swash & Kern, lettering studio. Summerour lectures, workshops, draws letters, makes typefaces and lives happily ever after, over and over. He’s won the Type Directors Club Certificate of Typographic Excellence 6 times and was a 2012 recipient of the People’s Choice Award in the Morisawa Type Design competition for his Japanese typeface, Tegaki. His type and lettering work is used by such renowned brands as the National Football League, Oculus, Facebook, Girl Scouts of America, Victoria’s Secret, Revlon, PINK, Good Housekeeping, id Software, David Bowie, BBC, L’Oreal, Panera, Audible, Molson Coors, Colliers International, and ABC. He currently serves as Chair for the Society of Typographic Aficionados.
Lily Feinberg is a multidisciplinary designer in New York City, where she works as an environmental graphic designer at Gensler and draws typefaces for Positype. Her lifelong interest in type and lettering grew into full-fledged type design upon graduating from the University of Georgia’s graphic design program and beginning a mentorship with Neil Summerour. She takes advantage of all the typographic goodness NYC has to offer: through the Type Director's Club, type-related exhibitions, and having TA'ed a summer intensive type design course at SVA. In her spare time she designs jewelry, tries to keep her plants alive, and is on a quest to find the perfect everything bagel.
Potch is a typeface designer in New York City originally from Bangkok. He worked as a graphic designer in Thailand before obtained MFA in Graphic Design from Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA). Within two years at MICA, He has become more passionate about typeface design. He would love to draw calligraphy too, but his hands are too shaky. His works have been recognized and featured in STA Chicago, Type Directors Club, and Print Magazine. Currently, Potch is drawing typefaces for Positype and studying in Type@Cooper Extended program.