Mark Jamra is a type designer, typographic consultant and associate professor at Maine College of Art. He has designed and produced typefaces for over 20 years and is the founder of TypeCulture, a digital type foundry and academic resource. He also designs books, creates documentary films and is a partner in a collective of communication designers in Portland. His typefaces include: Alphatier, Expo Sans, itc Jamille, Latienne, Tacitus and Kinesis, an Adobe Original. Mark has taught graphic design, typography and letterform design at colleges and workshops in the u.s. and Germany. His lettering and typefaces have been in numerous exhibitions and have received recognition from the Type Directors Club and the Association Typographique Internationale.