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Ken Barber Biography and Interesting Facts

Ken Barber is the chief lettering officer and director of typeface design at the world-renowned font foundry and design studio House Industries. His work is in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian Institution's Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum and the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation. Ken has also been honored by the New York Type Directors Club, Association Typographique Internationale, and Design Museum London. In addition to teaching at The Cooper Union in New York, he regularly leads workshops around the world on the practice of hand lettering. Ken is the co-author, with Andy Cruz and Rich Roat, of House Industries: The Process Is the Inspiration. ... Read full biography