Carter & Cone Type Inc.
Matthew Carter is a type designer with fifty years’ experience in typographic technologies ranging from hand-cut punches to digital fonts. After a long association with the Linotype companies, he was a co-founder in 1981 of Bitstream Inc., the digital type foundry, where he worked for ten years. He is now a principal of Carter & Cone Type Inc., designers and producers of original typefaces.Carter & Cone has produced custom typefaces for a range of major publications, companies, and institutions, including the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Museum of Modern Art, Microsoft, and Yale University.Carter’s type designs include ITC Galliard, Helvetica Compressed, Olympian, Bell Centennial (for the US telephone directories), and faces for Greek, Hebrew, Cyrillic and Devanagari. For Carter & Cone he has designed Big Caslon, Miller, and Roster, among many other celebrated favorites.