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4–7 September, 2019

Matthew Carter

Matthew Carter is a type designer with sixty years of experience in typographic technologies, ranging from hand-cut punches to computer fonts. After a long association with the Linotype companies, in 1981 he cofounded Bitstream Inc., a digital type foundry where he worked for ten years. Carter is now a principal of Carter & Cone Type Inc., designers and producers of original typefaces, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Carter’s type designs include ITC Galliard, Snell Roundhand and Shelley scripts, Helvetica Compressed, Olympian, Bell Centennial, ITC Charter, Mantinia, Sophia, Big Caslon, Big Moore, Miller, Roster, Georgia, Verdana, Tahoma, Sitka, and Carter Sans. Carter has attended thirty-five ATypI conferences, beginning in 1963.

ATypI Tokyo | Saturday, 7 September, 2019 | 10:10 – 10:30 | Miraikan Hall

Expressing Vocal Tones through Typography

Talk | Presented in Japanese

Letters, which broadly correspond to human sounds, serve a more ubiquitous role in communication than ever thanks to the proliferation of the web and digital devices. While letters excel at handling large amounts of information precisely, they are not particularly...

Presented by Matthew Carter , Sakura Taruno, Shotaro Nakano , Kunihiko Okano