Spencer Charles

A graduate of the University of Utah, Spencer Charles worked as a Sign Artist for Whole Foods before moving to New York City to work as Senior Designer at Louise Fili Ltd (2011–2014). In 2014 he was named Young Guns 12 by the Art Directors Club. He currently teaches Typography at the School of Visual Arts and is enrolled in the Type@Cooper Extended Program at The Cooper Union. He runs a small studio practice with his wife Kelly Thorn as Charles&Thorn in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. They create lettering, illustrations, and type-focused work for a variety of clients. Their most recent typeface, Regina Black, is distributed through Lost Type Co-op. He writes with his left hand.