A Digital Type Foundry & Academic Resource

About Us

TypeCulture® LLC is an independent digital type foundry and academic resource owned by Mark Jamra. The TypeCulture name is a registered trademark.

Mark Jamra is a type designer and Associate Professor at Maine College of Art in Portland, Maine. He has designed and produced typefaces for over 30 years. His lettering and typefaces have been shown in numerous exhibitions and have received awards from the Association Typographique Internationale (ATypI) and the Type Directors Club (TDC). He has lectured, conducted workshops and taught graphic design, type design and history at colleges in the U.S. and Europe. He has also been a typographic consultant to the Hewlett-Packard Research Laboratories in Bristol, England and to URW Software & Type GmbH in Hamburg, Germany. Mark is currently on the ATypI’s board of directors; he also creates short documentary videos and is a co-founder of Jamra Patel, a studio for collaborative type design projects.


Andrew Berry is a front-end engineer living in Portland, Maine, who designs and develops the cool moves and really technical stuff on the TypeCulture website. By day he is part of the Apartment Therapy product team, shipping code used by tens of millions of monthly readers. In the past, he has also developed iOS apps and designed typefaces.