Matthew Carter: My life in Typefaces

If you haven't yet watched videos on TED it's time for you to get started. TED is a place where all wisdom of modern professionals is gathered (well if not all, than major part of it.) No matter which exactly sphere of knowledge are you interested in, at TED you will definitely find dozens of videos to still your hunger.

If you're here, than web design and marketing falls under the range of your interests. Today we'd like to share with you a TED talk by Matthew Carter, whom we can call a hereditary designer. Actually Matthew is the one who created easrly Verdana and Georgia fonts. When talking about the list of his developements here is a list of his brain children:

  • Bell Centennial
  • Big Caslon
  • Bitstream Charter
  • Big Figgins
  • Carter Sans
  • Cascade Script
  • Elephant
  • Fenway
  • ITC Galliard
  • Gando
  • Georgia
  • Helvetica
  • Mantinia
  • Meiryo
  • Miller
  • Monticello
  • Nina
  • Olympian
  • Rocky
  • Shelley Script
  • Snell Roundhand
  • Skia
  • Sophia
  • Tahoma
  • Verdana
  • Vincent
  • Walker
  • Wilson Greek
  • Wrigley
  • Yale

I bet this list has a number of your favorite fonts. Now let's listen to

Alex Bulat

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