Ed (Ephram Edward) Benguiat – born 27. 10. 1927 in New York, USA – type designer, calligrapher. Studied at Columbia University, New York and the Workshop School of Advertising Art, New York. 1953: associate director of “Esquire” magazine. Opens his own design studio in New York. 1962: joins Photo-Lettering Inc. as typographic design director, a position he still holds today. 1970: joins the International Typeface Corporation and is made vice-president; he works on the in-house magazine “U” with Herb Lubalin. Member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale. He has produced logotypes for the “New York Times”, “Playboy”, "Reader’s Digest", “Sports Illustrated”, “Esquire” and “Look”. He has taught at the School of Visual Arts in New York since 1961. Fonts: (1970), (1974), (with Victor Caruso, 1974), (1974), (with Victor Caruso, 1975), (1975), (1977–79), (1981), (1982), (1983), (1988), (1992), (1992), (1992), (1994). * TYPOGRAPHY – An Encyclopedic Survey of Type Design and Techniques Throughout History by Friedrich Friedl, Nicolaus Ott (Editor), Bernard Stein, published by Könemann Verlagsgesellschaft mbH. ITC Souvenir, ITC Avant Garde Gothic, ITC Korinna, ITC Tiffany, ITC Bauhaus, ITC Bookman, ITC Benguiat, ITC Barcelona, ITC Modern No 216, ITC Caslon #224, ITC Panache, ITC Cheltenham Handtooled and ITC Garamond Handtooled are registered trademarks of International Typeface Corporation. ITC Century Handtooled and ITC Edwardian Script are trademarks of International Typeface Corporation.