Erik Marinovich is a letterist and designer based in San Francisco. He is a co-founder of Friends of Type and has worked for clients such as New York Times, New York Magazine, Bloomberg Businessweek, The Atlantic Monthly, Wired, Metropolis magazine, GAP, Lincoln Motor Company, Nike; while also freelancing for various studios such as: Landor, Brand Union, Greatworks, Anomaly in New York. He was named Letter Cult’s Person of the Year 2011 and in 2012 co-founded Title Case, a lettering and design studio with fellow letterer Jessica Hische.


  • Letter Cult Person of the Year 2011
  • Communication Arts Typography Annual
  • Type Directors Club Annual


  • New York Times
  • Mohawk Fine Papers
  • Wired Magazine
  • Nescafé
  • New York Magazine
  • Nike
  • YBCA
  • Bloomberg Businessweek
  • Gap
  • DwellStudio
  • Woman's Day Magazine
  • Converse
  • Maxim Magazine
  • Toronto Life
  • Seattle Met
  • Malibu Rum
  • Absolut Vodka
  • Newsweek
  • Metropolis Magazine
  • Graniph Tshirt Store
  • Dockers