Emfoundry is the micro font foundry of the type designer Jon Melton. It was created originally as part of his MA in Typographic Design postgraduate studies at the
Jon Melton is course leader for BA (Hons) Graphic Design at the CSA. His academic research as a senior lecturer at this university informs his work that focuses upon key moments in type design evolution - in an attempt to establish missed opportunities, forgotten types and ultimately the true course of typographic history.
This online resource presents his commercial fonts, type specimens and proposed typefaces and letterforms, alongside his research, academic papers, articles, historical research and commissioned projects.
Jon Melton is a member of a number of type and typography research groups and professional bodies including: ATypI, SOTA and the Type Directors Club - New York, The Printing Historical Society, the Centre for Printing History and Culture and The Baskerville Society.