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Ted Staunton

Ted Staunton is the designer of all the fonts in The Sherwood Type Collection.

Ted Staunton’s life with letters began with a five-year apprenticeship as a hand compositor (picking up individual lead letters from type cases and assembling them ready for the letterpress machine, in the same manner that Gutenberg had developed 500 years earlier). After finishing his apprenticeship, he took a three-year full-time course in typographic design at Leicester College of Art. The first of his complete alphabets was designed at this time, the mid-1960s.

In later years, as a private press operator and type designer, he engraved his type designs on metal. After copper matrices had been made from these masters, lead type could be cast for hand typesetting. In another development, home-made transfer lettering sheets allowed him to use his fonts in artwork being prepared for printing.

The computer, which he was initially reluctant to embrace, opened new horizons and freedoms. A type-design program allowed him to transfer all his designs to a digital format and create fonts which could be used at will. His experience with letters has thus reached from the medieval era, as a printer engraving and casting his own type, to the electronic age.

In 1970 he emigrated to Canada, and lives in a suburb of Vancouver, on British Columbia’s superbly scenic west coast, with his wife and family.

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P22 Albemarle™ P22 Albemarle™
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P22 Kaz™ P22 Kaz™
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P22 Amelia Jayne™ P22 Amelia Jayne™
P22 Amelia Jayne™ P22 Amelia Jayne™
P22 Amelia Jayne™ P22 Amelia Jayne™
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P22 Tyndale™ P22 Tyndale™
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P22 Latimer™ P22 Latimer™
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P22 Floriat™ P22 Floriat™
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P22 1722™ P22 1722™
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P22 Amelia™ P22 Amelia™
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P22 Freely™ P22 Freely™
P22 Freely™ P22 Freely™
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P22 Grosvenor™ P22 Grosvenor™
P22 Grosvenor™ P22 Grosvenor™
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P22 Elven™ P22 Elven™
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P22 Mayflower™ P22 Mayflower™
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P22 Broadwindsor™ P22 Broadwindsor™
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P22 Afton™ P22 Afton™
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P22 Elizabethan™ P22 Elizabethan™
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P22 Aragon™ P22 Aragon™
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P22 Mayflower Smooth™ P22 Mayflower Smooth™
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P22 Spooky™ P22 Spooky™
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P22 Chatham™ P22 Chatham™
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P22 Roanoke Script™ P22 Roanoke Script™
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P22 Sparrow™ P22 Sparrow™
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P22 Symphony™ P22 Symphony™
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P22 Avocet™ P22 Avocet™
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P22 Sherwood™ P22 Sherwood™
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P22 Lindum™ P22 Lindum™
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P22 Canterbury™ P22 Canterbury™
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P22 Kelly™ P22 Kelly™
P22 Kelly™ P22 Kelly™
P22 Kelly™ P22 Kelly™
P22 Kelly™ P22 Kelly™
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P22 Ruffcut™ P22 Ruffcut™
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P22 Plymouth™ P22 Plymouth™
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P22 Mercian™ P22 Mercian™
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P22 Phantasmagoria™ P22 Phantasmagoria™
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P22 Grenville™ P22 Grenville™
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P22 Albion™ P22 Albion™
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P22 Founders™ P22 Founders™
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P22 Royalist™ P22 Royalist™
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P22 Virginian™ P22 Virginian™