Brian Willson grew up in the '50s and '60s in Austin, Texas, and in the '70s ended up with a Radio/Television/Film degree from The University of Texas at Austin.
Since 1980, Willson has lived in coastal Maine, where for 15 years he worked as a writer and journalist, in both broadcast and print media, culminating in a term as managing editor of National Fisherman magazine.
In the mid-'90s, he left the magazine business to devote his full time to Three Islands Press (3IP)
, a digital design and publishing company he founded in Rockland.
He's been designing type since 1993.