Paul Barnes

Commercial Type; Making Type Across the Atlantic

TYPO London 2012 Social | Saturday, 20 October | 6:00 pm | Jeffery Hall

For the last ten years Christian Schwartz & Paul Barnes have being making typefaces together. With successful designs such as Guardian and the type foundry, Commercial Type, they have shown how despite 3500 miles between them and a five hour time difference how long distance relationships can work out. Paul Barnes will be explaining how it all happens, and some of Commercial Type’s latest projects.


Paul Barnes

Paul Barnes is a graphic designer specializing in the fields of lettering, typography, type design and publication design. He is a partner with Christian Schwartz in the internationally acclaimed typefoundry, Commercial Type. In the early 1990s he worked for Roger Black in New York where he was involved in redesigns…

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