Ben Kiel is a typeface designer, an educator, and a partner in XYZ Type. During his years working at House Industries, he specialized in addressing complex problems at the overlap of design and technology. He now works from the XYZ Type’s headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri. Kiel earned his MA in Typeface Design from the University of Reading. He currently teaches at Type@Cooper and Washington University.Personal website
Work by Ben Kiel
Ballast typeface design, specimen design by Kevin McCoy or Work/Play.
Supermajority wordmark with art direction by Champions Design.
Cortado typeface design with Jesse Ragan.
Worthe & Worthe, 2013
Worthe & Worthe Stencil typeface design. In use, objects designed by Bondé Angeline, House Industries.
Dala Prisma, 2014
Dala Prisma typeface design for Commercial Type.