Julian Waters

Second generation lettering designer Julian Waters studied extensively with legendary calligrapher and type designer Hermann Zapf, who chose Julian to succeed him at RIT. Julian’s clients include U.S. Postal Service, National Geographic, along with many agencies and memorials. His typefaces include Adobe Waters Titling Pro family and “ThJefferson” for Monticello. In the 1990s, Waters taught typography at Corcoran School of Art in Washington, DC. In 2001, he was invited to be part of the “Zapfest” exhibition, San Francisco. Waters has taught over 100 workshops for lettering professionals in Canada, USA, UK, Europe, Australia, Hong Kong, and Japan. He has taught several times at Cooper Union, NY and digital font design at Wells College, NY. Awards include Type Directors Club, Print, Graphis, and his work is widely published.