Carmel is proud to host the work of some of the most talented artists from around the world. Each contributor brings a unique flavor the Carmel Type Co. portfolio. Learn about each person below and find links to their portfolios' and social media.
Jason Carne is a freelance lettering artist, an antiquarian book collector, and music enthusiast living in and working from his home in rural Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania. He has worked with clients such as Warner Media Group, Harley-Davidson and A&W Restaurants. When he's not creating, he loves to hike the local rocky trails of the Appalachian mountains with his wife Melissa.
Drew Melton is a freelance graphic designer, letterer, typeface designer and occasional illustrator based in Los Angeles. He has worked with clients including McCann, Saatchi & Saatchi and Penguin Books. When he is not designing he's busy organizing workshops, traveling, hiking or riding bikes. His true passion is helping his friends succeed at what they are passionate about.
Gary's roots have long been anchored in the sign industry and it’s related fields, with his hand lettering experience spanning back to 1973 where he served a full apprenticeship in the classical training of hand lettering and gilding techniques in Norfolk, Virginia.
Soon after, he came on-board with the Walt Disney Company as a pictorial artist/sign painter; initially taking part in the Disney EPCOT project and thereafter joining the Disney Sign and Pictorial Dept. in Orlando, Fl..
His love for typography has always been evident and shows in his work, be it hand lettering, digital typography, computer aided design or otherwise. Gary is currently residing in Blue Ridge, Georgia and works remotely as a Design Consultant for the Walt Disney Company.
Noel B. Weber has devoted his career to hand lettering and the craft of sign-making.He was classically trained in Chicago at the Institute of Lettering & Design. While living in Denver in the 1970s he helped start an influential sign artist group called the Letterheads. Later, he moved to Idaho and founded Classic Design Studios – an award winning sign-shop in the heart of downtown Boise. Noel continues to design for clients and share his expertise via creative workshops. Classic Design Studios continues to operate under the direction of his son. The Letterheads have grown into an international organization with more than 40,000 members. Their 40th reunion is scheduled for September 2015 at Cincinnati’s American Sign Museum.
From the Pacific Northwest, Jerry Berg, owner of Art And Sign Unlimited, has been at it for nearly 40 years offering a broad variety of skill sets. They include hand lettering, pinstriping, murals, airbrush work, gold leaf work and typography.