People love to ask “where are the female type designers?”, but the truth is, their work is all around us. Carol Twombly’s typefaces come packaged with our software; Zuzana Licko’s Mrs. Eaves is everywhere; Kris Holmes co-designed the pervasive Lucida system.
It’s a fair question, though—who’s doing awesome work now? Who haven’t I heard of? Here’s just a few badass female contemporaries in type design: