With a love for all things analog and letterform, Kelcey Gray works in print, but in recent years has delved into the world of animation and kinetic typography. Her work has appeared in Fast Company, Graphis, Communication Arts and Type on Screen, and has been recognized with awards including Society of Typographic Arts STA 100 Winner and a National ADDY. After earning her MFA in graphic design from the Maryland Institute College of Art, Kelcey taught Typography at Washington University in St. Louis before joining TOKY.


Favorite typeface?

Currently: “Text” by Alias typefoundry.

Design Hero?

Hella Jongerius.


Little Rock, AR.

Accent comes out when I say…

Apple pie.

Go-to design tool?

My hands and a pencil. (Okay, that’s technically two tools…)

In my Netflix queue: 

Clueless and 13 Assassins.

Recent project I’m proud of:

Rainforest Alliance 2015 Invitation.

Pencil, paintbrush, or press?

If I have to choose: pencil.