Cyrus Highsmith


Cyrus Highsmith (1973) is an American type design, typographer and teacher at the Rhode Island School of Design. Highsmith worked for the renowned American type foundry, Font Bureau, before becoming part of the Japanese Morisawa. He has written the book Inside Paragraphs: Typographic Fundamentals, introduction to typography.

A small series of board books serving as playful type specimens as well as children books.
This small book documents the work of Cyrus Highsmith— his type design and well as his sketches and drawings at the occasion of Gerrit Noordzij Prize.