Colin Brignall – born 1940 in Warwickshire, England – photographer, type designer, art director. Started work as photographer for the fashion trade, the press and industry.
1964: joins the Letraset Type Studio as photographic technician. Since 1974: type designer for Letraset International. Since 1980: type director for Esselte Letraset in London.
In 2000 he was awarded the TDC Medal, the award from the Type Directors Club presented to those “who have made significant contributions to the life, art, and craft of typography”.
To date he has designed over 100 alphabetes.
* TYPOGRAPHY – An Encyclopedic Survey of Type Design and Techniques Throughout History by Friedrich Friedl, Nicolaus Ott (Editor), Bernard Stein, published by Könemann Verlagsgesellschaft mbH.