Matthew Carter

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Birthday
1, 1937
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
1, 1937 (age 82)
Birthplace
England

About

English type designer who designed the early 1.0 fonts Verdana and Georgia. He was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2010.

Before Fame

He was originally going to get a degree in English at Oxford University but went on to intern at the Joh. Enschedé type foundry in the Netherlands instead.

Trivia

He also designed a logo for the British magazine Private Eye in May 1962.

Family Life

His father was the English typographer Harry Carter.

Associated With

He created a typeface for Bell Telephone Company named after telephone inventor Alexander Graham Bell.

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