Twentieth Century Type Designers. New Edition. By Sebastian Carter
(Sebastian Carter) Twentieth Century Type Designers. New Edition. By Sebastian Carter. W.W. Norton & Company. New York. London. 1995. 192p., includes Index. 9.5” x 9.25”. Black-and-white illustrations and examples of typefaces throughout. Black buckram boards with silver gilt title on spine; illustrated dust jacket. Fine.
“Since its first publication in 1987, Twentieth Century Type Designers has become a standard reference work for typographers, designers and students alike. This new edition includes an examination of the latest technological developments in the design and composition of type, and introduces the work of some of the more recent designers to have made their mark in this century.” – Dust jacket.
“Sebastian Carter was born in 1941, and educated at King’s College, Cambridge. In 1971 he won the first Francis Minns Award, given by the National Book League to a designer singled out by the judges at the annual British book design and production exhibition.” – Dust jacket.
Carter has written several books in his field, as well as contributing to ‘The Times Literary Supplement”, “Crafts”, “Matrix” and “Eye”.