Lowercase alphabet of font in progress by Carolyn Porter

Charles Eames’ famous quote “the details are not the details; they make the design” is never more true than when referring to typography.

Whether it’s designing a typeface, consulting with corporate clients on issues of legibility and typeface choice, writing about type, or working on a type-centric design project, Carolyn is known for using — and passionately advocating for — exceptional typography.

In the coming months and years, Carolyn will be investing more time and energy in her love of typography. Stay tuned for future font releases and additional articles on type.


Want to see some of her type-centric design projects? On the home page, select “Typography Samples” above the project photos to see type-based projects.

Visit Smashing magazine to read her latest article on designing a font based on old handwriting