Faculty portfolios

  • Ballast typeface design. Specimen design by Kevin McCoy of Work/Play. 2020.
    Ballast typeface design. Specimen design by Kevin McCoy of Work/Play. 2020.
  • Supermajority wordmark with art direction by Champions Design. 2019.
    Supermajority wordmark with art direction by Champions Design. 2019.
  • Cortado typeface design with Jesse Ragan. 2014.
    Cortado typeface design with Jesse Ragan. 2014.
  • Worthe & Worthe Stencil typeface design. In use, objects designed by Bondé Angeline, House Industries. 2013.
    Worthe & Worthe Stencil typeface design. In use, objects designed by Bondé Angeline, House Industries. 2013.
  • Dala Prisma typeface design for Commercial Type. 2014.
    Dala Prisma typeface design for Commercial Type. 2014.

Ben Kiel

Lecturer

Campus Box 1031
Biography 

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 in St. Louis.