Series 3: Coming August 30, 2017


An English Alphabet of Endangered Animals.


Type Hike was created at the intersection of two loves: typography and nature. An adventurous spirit wanders through mountain valleys and explores serifs in search of something unseen. One of the greatest privileges of an adventurer is to share the outdoors with the animals who call it home. This series pays tribute to the great beasts of our nation who are painfully close to extinction. We call them by name, merging the strengths of their species with the power of typography. Our goal is to help protect these beasts because words alone will not be enough.

The following are 26 endangered beasts located across the United States and the designers who love them:

A - American Crocodile  /  Joseph Alessio
B - Black-Footed Ferret  /  Jacob Etter
C - California Condor  /  Steve Wolf
D - Desert Tortoise  /  Alyssa and Brian Wood
E - Everglade Snail Kite  /  Ben Stafford
F - Florida Panther  /  Kara Gordon
G - Grizzly Bear  /  Caleb Morris
H - Hawaiian Yellow-faced Bee  /  Caitlin McClure
I - Ivory-billed Woodpecker  /  Steve Shanabruch
J - Jaguar  /  Jonathan Violassi
K - Kauaʻi ʻakialoa  /  Simon Walker
L - Loggerhead Sea Turtle  /  Erik Weikert
M - Manatee  /  Joshua Emrich
N - New Mexican Ridge-Nosed Rattlesnake  /  Andrew Hochradel
O - O'ahu Tree Snails  /  Delaney Jeter
P - Pacific Pocket Mouse  /  Matt Reuter
Q - Quino Checkerspot Butterfly  /  Lauren Osoba
R - Red Wolf  /  Titus Smith
S - Sea Lion  /  Bekah Malover
T - Texas Blind Salamander  /  Alex Lahr
U - Utah Prairie Dog  /  Scott Fuller
V - Virginia Big-Eared Bat  /  Daniel Clark
W - Woodland Caribou  /  Vincent Conti
X - Xyrauchen Texanus (Razorback Sucker)  /  Christopher Baker
Y - Yellow-Blotched Map Turtle  /  Leah Strickman
Z - Zayante Band-Winged Grasshopper  /  Chris Sim