Joseph Churchward (born in 1933 in the ‘aiga Sā Anae in Samoa) is a Samoan New Zealander graphic designer and typesetter. He is famous for having designed fonts now used around the world. He has handcrafted over 570 original typefaces, and continues to do so to this day.
He founded Churchward International Typefaces in 1969. German company Berthold Fototypes subsequently distributed his fonts throughout the world.