Commercial Type

Commercial Type

Commercial Type

Based in New York, London, and Philadelphia, Commercial Type is a joint venture between Paul Barnes and Christian Schwartz, who have collaborated since 2004 on various typeface projects, beginning with the award winning Guardian Egyptian.

The company publishes retail fonts developed by Barnes and Schwartz, the company’s design staff, and outside collaborators, while maintaining an active practice of producing commissioned typefaces, logotypes, and lettering for editorial, cultural, and corporate clients. More recently, Commercial Type has expanded into branding, putting their typographic expertise into wider application.

Name
Commercial Type
Founded
2008
Locations
London, UKNew York, USAPhiladelphia, USA
Size
10
Categories
Type Design
Selected work
Control
Control
Align
Align
Successor
Successor

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