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Matthew Carter

Matthew Carter (born 1937) is a type designer who designs digital fonts. Previously with Linotype, he was the co-founder of the Bitstream type foundry in 1981, and in 1991 left Bitstream to form the Carter & Cone type foundry with Cherie Cone. He is the son of Harry Carter (1901-1982), who was also a type designer.

Matthew Carter's typefaces include: Bell Centennial, Cascade Script, Bitstream Charter, ITC Galliard, Georgia, Olympian, Mantinia, Miller, Shelley Script, Snell Roundhand, Skia, Sophia, Tahoma and Verdana.

Revivals which Carter worked on include: Auriol, Big Caslon, New Century Schoolbook, ITC Souvenir, Cochin, Gando and Helvetica.

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