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Fonts: Verdana, Matthew Carter

February 17, 2012

Nick Garrett Traditional Signwriting & Glass Gilding


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Matthew Carter

Matthew Carter

Shelley Script typeface, 1972 Matthew Carter

Shelley Script typeface, 1972
Matthew Carter

Galliard typeface, 1978 Matthew Carter

Galliard typeface, 1978
Matthew Carter

Bell Centennial typeface, 1978 Matthew Carter

Bell Centennial typeface, 1978
Matthew Carter

Elephant typeface, 1992 Renamed Big Figgins, 1998 Matthew Carter

Elephant typeface, 1992
Renamed Big Figgins, 1998
Matthew Carter

Mantinia typeface, 1993 Matthew Carter

Mantinia typeface, 1993
Matthew Carter

 

Big Caslon typeface, 1994 Matthew Carter

Big Caslon typeface, 1994
Matthew Carter

Skia typeface, 1994 Matthew Carter

Skia typeface, 1994
Matthew Carter

Walker typeface, 1995 Matthew Carter

Walker typeface, 1995
Matthew Carter

Verdana typeface, 1996 Matthew Carter

Verdana typeface, 1996
Matthew Carter

Miller typeface, 1997 Matthew Carter

Miller typeface, 1997
Matthew Carter

Yale typeface, 2004 Matthew Carter

Yale typeface, 2004
Matthew Carter

MATTHEW CARTER

THE LONDON SIGN WRITER

Typography Designer (1937-)
Designing Modern Britain – Design Museum Exhibition
Until 27 November 2005

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The most important typography designer of our time, MATTHEW CARTER (1937-) is one of the few designers whose work is used by millions of people every day. Having devoted the first half of his career to typefaces for use in print, such as Miller and Bell Centennial, he then pioneered the design of fonts for use on screen, notably Verdana for Microsoft.

After leaving school…

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