Doug Wilson is a designer, filmmaker, art director and teacher that has a passion for letterpress. Born and raised in the Midwest, he has travel in his blood and has visited five continents. With a love of hand-painted signs and a Polaroid camera, he has documented vernacular typography all across the United States.
He is proprietor of The Scarlet Letter Press – printing posters on his Vandercook SP-20 Proof Press. He has taught typography as an adjunct professor and worked at an advertising agency.
He has a BFA in Graphic Design and Art History from Missouri State University and has received a Type Design Workshop Certificate from the Basel School of Design. He also spent a summer as a letterpress artist in residence at L’Association pour le Patrimoine Industriel in Geneva, Switzerland.
Doug currently lives in Springfield, Missouri with his wife and an ever-expanding collection of books. He also really likes dance parties.