is a type designer, typographer, and graphic designer based in Rochester, NY. He graduated from the Graphic Design program at Rochester Institute of Technology(RIT), where he has also taught undergraduate typography.
James has worked at P22 type foundry creating typefaces and producing font sets for retail sale, including packaging, advertising, and other graphic support. He now creates and sells fonts through his own digital type foundry,
. He also works forVirgin Wood Type Mfg. Co.
where besides creating wood type by hand, he is responsible for digitally drawing customer special orders, replacement letters, and new & revival fonts. James has created digital fonts for P22 Type Foundry (Cezanne
), Hamilton Wood Type (Geometric
), Google (Reenie Beanie
), Microsoft (Segoe Print
), and Apple (Trattatello
James is an Ex Officio board member of Society of Typographic Aficionados(
), an active member of American Printing History Association(APHA
), and is a Studio Artist of Book Arts at the Flower City Arts Center in Rochester.