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Type scene in South Dakota

[Headline set in Sofia Pro Black (2012, Olivier Gourvat)]


Alix Suckstorf

Student in Sioux Falls, SD. Creator of the marvelous display typeface ZipIt (2011). [Google] [More]  ⦿


Angie (South Dakota) made the geometric typeface Meuse (2011). No downloads. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Connor Burtis

Graphic designer in Sioux Falls, SD, who made the grotesk titling typeface Abide (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Corwin Watts

Coral Springs, FL (formerly Rapid City, SD)-based designer of Jiri Monospaced, Ozme, Maku, Ethne Tribal Font and watc Monospaced Font, all created in 2004. In 2005, he created Bele, Eala, Njallur, Ressl, Rose (a curly upright script updated in 2008), Sante, Santina and Xeto. In 2006, he added Adam and Geu 1.2. In 2008, the Celtic font Santina became Albina. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Cory Lien

Sioux, SD-based designer of the organic typeface So It Goes (2011). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Dakota Visions

Black Hills, SD-based designer of the marker pen font Farmer With Perm Marker (2015). Creative Market link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Doug Peters

Sioux Falls, SD-based entrepreneur who as Symbiotic Design created the free 618-glyph WebFont (2018, FontStruct) and the stencil typeface Blown Out Regular (2018, FontStruct). In 219, he added the techno font Jonarun. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Douglas Peters
[Symbiotic Design]

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Erik Rodne

Graphic designer in Sioux Falls, SD. He designed the "scary" typeface AKS (2010). Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Hannah Peters

Brookings, SD-based designer of the hand-crafted typeface Lemonade (2015) during her studies at South Dakota State University. [Google] [More]  ⦿


Creator of the Western fonts North Dakota and South Dakota (2006). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jessica Pedersen

Sioux Falls, SD-based designer of a pointy display typeface in 2015. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jessica Sharp

During her studies in Madison, SD, Jessica Sharp created an untitled typeface (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Katie Divine

Lincoln, NE-based graphic design graduate from the University of South Dakota. Her hairline sans typeface Nebula (2011) was designed while Katie was taking a summer design workshop at the University of South Dakota. The inspiration behind this typeface was gained from researching galaxial images. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Kayla Peterson

Tea, SD-based designer of Hand Type Poster (2014) and Wisteria (2016, a hand-lettered brush script font). Behance link. Creative Market link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Kirsten Muhmel

Sioux Falls, SD-based designer of the monoline geometric sans typeface Rolojio (2015), which was finished during her studies at South Dakota State University. [Google] [More]  ⦿

MacKenzie Stevens

Sioux Falls, SD-based designer of the arrowed display typeface Travel (2015). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Mark Dykstra

Valley Springs, SD-based designer (b. 1966) of the handwriting font Artskyd Hand (2007). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Meaghan Dodson

Sioux Falls, SD-based designer of Art Deco Typeface (2015). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Rachael Dalland

During her studies at south Dakota State University, Rachael Dalland (Minneapolis, MN) designed the decorative typeface Keys (2016). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Ross Gonzalez

Sioux Falls, SD-based designer of Octagami (2011). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Symbiotic Design
[Douglas Peters]

Douglas Peters (Symbiotic Design, Sioux Falls, SD) created the free hand-printed typeface Milton Serif Bled (2013). Behance link.

His other free fonts, mostly made with FontStruct, can be downloaded at Font Journal: Struck, Pursuede, Base, Broadbill, Uset, Struckshur, Wester Breeze, Kindegraf, State (athletic lettering), Goforit, Get Even, 70sStyle Overlap 3D, Tonder, Base 10, Scurry.

Typefaces from 2014 include Cebrosys, Pursuite, Mothership (arts and crafts style), Smush, 70s Style Overlap 3D Extended, Avenura, Sketchy. Particulated, Exsample Trimmed Reverse.

Font Journal is a font archive site run by him. Behance link for his company, Symbiotic Design. FontStruct link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Tara Chambers

Sioux Falls, SD-based designer of the art deco typeface Gold Digger (2011). [Google] [More]  ⦿