Jim Spiece was born in Wabash, Indiana (USA) in 1946 and graduated from Indiana University (Bloomington) in 1969. After working in advertising at Ogilvy & Mather in New York City, he left to set up his own graphic design studio, Spiece Graphics, back in Indiana.
Jim is an illustrator and graphic designer and has worked with many clients including ABC Publishing, International Typeface Corporation, R.R. Donnelley, U.S. News & World Report, and Ziff Davis Media. He currently lives in Fort Wayne, Indiana with his wife Glenda.
He has revived such classic typefaces families as Bernhard Gothic and Eve as well as created stand-alone originals such as Kingsbury Condensed Book and Mingo Gothic.
[Jim Spiece, September 2002]