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Matthew Carter • Type an sich exhibition

Type an sich # 6, in Catapult (Antwerp, Belgium): 'Matthew Carter. The most widely read man in the world'
When Oct 13, 2011 10:00 AM to Dec 30, 2011 06:00 PM
Where BE

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Matthew CARTER is a type designer who has 50 years of experience in typographic technologies, ranging from hand-cut punches to computer fonts. After an association with the Linotype company he became co-founder of Bitstream Inc. —the digital typefoundry— where he worked for ten years. He is now principal of Carter & Cone Type Inc., in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

His type designs include Snell Roundhand, Shelley Script, ITC Galliard, Bell Centennial (for the US telephone directories), Walker (Minneapolis’ Walker Art Center), Wiredbaum (Wired Magazine), DeFace (Fuse 18), Yale (Yale University), Rocky (Le Monde) and Carter Sans. He has been working on faces for Greek, Hebrew, Cyrillic and Devanagari. For Carter & Cone he designed Mantinia, Sophia, Big Caslon, Alisal and Miller. He created the screen fonts Verdana and Georgia —which we use on our website— for Microsoft.

CARTER is a Royal Designer for Industry and a Senior Critic on Yale’s Graphic Design faculty. He has received a Chrysler Award for Innovation in Design, the AIGA medal and the Type Directors Club medal, and a MacArthur Fellows Award.

Mr. CARTER will give a lecture at De Singel art center in Antwerp for integrated2011.

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