Carolyn Porter | Carolyn
Learn more about the book "Marcel's Letters" and the font P22 Marcel Script, which is based on the handwriting of conscripted WWII laborer Marcel Heuzé
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Graphic designer. Creative thinker. Art director. Typography lover. Daily dog walker. Detail freak.
Designer of the typeface P22 Marcel Script and author of the forthcoming book, “Marcel’s Letters.”

 

Carolyn obtained a BFA in Graphic Design from the University of Wisconsin-Stout. She also studied a semester at Middlesex University in London. After receiving her degree in 1991, Carolyn returned to London, where she lived and worked for nearly a year.

 

After returning to the states, Carolyn focused on providing high-quality graphic design, writing, and brand strategy services to clients in the financial, medical, environmental and business-service industries. Work samples can be viewed at porterfolioinc.com. In addition to writing for clients, Carolyn has written guest articles for Marketing Mentor, a company that provides practical strategies and inspiring ideas for solopreneurs and owners of small design firms.

 

In 2014, Carolyn released her first typeface, P22 Marcel Script, which is based on the handwritten letters of Marcel Heuzé, a Frenchman conscripted to work in a German labor camp during the depths of World War II.

 

Carolyn is a member of the New York Type Director’s Club, AIGA-Minnesota (the professional association for designers), AWP, the Minnesota TypeTuesday group and the Twin Cities Creatives Group.

 

Carolyn lives with her husband, Aaron, in White Bear Lake, Minnesota.