Bob Wertz


Bob Wertz is a designer, creative director and Ph.D. student living in Columbia, South Carolina, but I’ve got a page about that. This is focused on what I’m working on right now.

👍 What I’m working on

Getting healthy. Starting a post-COVID reboot.

Editing papers. And submitting them to journals.

Writing more. One of my goals for 2023.

📺 Recent Media Favorites

Television. Bad Batch, Season 2; Star Trek: Picard, Season 3 (upcoming); The Mandalorian, Season 3 (upcoming).

Podcasts. Upgrade+ and Downstream.

🤍 Active Websites and Profiles / This site, hosted on Micro.Blog. / Hosts my older blog posts and information about my type designs.

Google Scholar / Not much right now, but more to come.

Fontstruct / Download experimental modular type.

MyFonts / Purchase some of my typefaces.

💚 Most Active Social

Micro.Blog / My primary “open” social home. This feed can also be followed on Mastodon at

Instagram / I still post pictures.

💛 Less Active Social

LinkedIn / It exists.

💔 Not Updated Social

Twitter / After 15 years, I think I’m done.

Facebook / I check in very rarely.


🐠 The Fish

The fish at the top of the page is currently set to “side eye,” because I ordered a whole bunch of stickers from Sticker Mule with this fish design and now I have to decide what to do with them. is hosted on Micro.Blog and uses a customized version of the Pure theme by Chris Hannah. "Bob Wertz" in the header and titles on the long posts are set in Powertrain Narrow Black, one of my typeface designs. You can purchase the my fonts on MyFonts.