Jim Parkinson was born in 1941 and he’s been lettering ever since. Doing business as Parkinson Type Design, Jim specializes in designing typefaces and typographic logos. Jim designs custom fonts for newspapers and magazines. He has also designed over three dozen retail fonts. In addition to the fonts released by Parkinson Type Design, Jim’s font designs have been published by Adobe, Agfa/Monotype, FontShop, The Font Bureau, and ITC. His typographic logos appear on the covers of many magazines and newspapers, including Rolling Stone, Newsweek, Esquire, InStyle, El Graphico, The Detroit Free Press, The Montreal Gazette, The Orange County Register, the National Post, and Ilta=Sanomat.