American designer, typographer, and educator who releases fonts from his New Fonts foundry, part of Charles Nix & Associates.
As the principal of Charles Nix & Associates he has designed over 200 books, including Dugong, Manatee, Sea Cow by Arnold Klein, one of the AIGA 50 Books of 2000. His typeface, Nani, received a TDC2 2000 Certificate of Excellence in Type Design; his type Batak was released by ITC in 2002; and his design, Nix Rift, is the official typeface of his alma mater, The Cooper Union. He is Associate Chair of Communication Design and a professor of Typography and Book Design at the Parsons School of Design, New York.
In May, 2015, Charles joined Monotype as a Senior Type Designer.