Philip Cronerud is a type-designer and art director currently working in California (2016–present) where he focuses on branding, campaign and packaging design. Prior moving to San Francisco, he worked at Wieden+Kennedy (2011–2015), Printed Pages, It's Nice That (2013–2015). His design process starts with analyzing the application and setting basic parameters that defines the characteristics with the aim to give clarity, concept and meaning.
Philip cofounded MEDIUMEXTRABOLD in (2014–2016) which started as an extension of his growing interest in typography. Commissioned to design alphabets in use for the Cobra Museum of Modern Art (NL), Coca-Cola (USA), Vandejong (NL), PHAIDON (UK), VOO Berlin (GER), and Smörgåsbord (NL). He has been invited for workshops and lectures by educational institutions like the Rietveld Academie, Beckmans College of Design, and Werkplaats Typografie and his type is part of the permanent archive of the Schrift Museum in Offenbach.
He’s had the privilege of working with fortune 500 companies such as Apple, Nike, Audi, Coca-Cola, Heineken, Electronic Arts and more. His work has been recognized by the D&AD, the Type Directors Club, EuroBest, Magpile, FWA, Cannes Lions.