Matthew Carter

Matthew Carter

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Matthew Carter is a type designer. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Carter's career in type design has witnessed the transition from physical metal type to digital type. He was named a 2010 MacArthur Fellow. At the age of 19, Carter spent a year studying in The Netherlands where he learned from Jan van Krimpen's assistant P. H. Raedisch. Raedisch taught Carter the art of punch cutting at the Joh. Ensched type foundry. By 1961 Carter was able to use the skills he acquired to cut his own version of the semi-bold typeface DCarter eventually returned to London where he became a freelancer as well as the typographic advisor to Crosfield Electronics, distributors of Photon phototypesetting machines. Carter designed many typefaces for Mergenthaler Linotype as well. Under Linotype, Carter created well known typefaces such as the 100-year replacement typeface for Bell Telephone Company, Bell Centennial
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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134950378
  • 9786134950374