Carol Twombly – born 13. 6. 1959 in Concord, USA – type designer. Studied at the Rhode Island School of Design and at Stanford University.
1984: is awarded 1st prize in the Morisawa type competition in Japan for he Mirarae typeface. 1988: joins Adobe and designs Adobe’s first original display typefaces (Trajan, Charlemagne and Lithos).
Fonts: Mirarae (1984), (1989), (1989), (1989), (1990), (1992), Viva (1993), Nueva (1994) and Chaparral (1997).
* TYPOGRAPHY – An Encyclopedic Survey of Type Design and Techniques Throughout History by Friedrich Friedl, Nicolaus Ott (Editor), Bernard Stein, published by Könemann Verlagsgesellschaft mbH.
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