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Walter Tracy

Walter Tracy – born 14. 2. 1914 in England, died 1995 – type designer.

1930–35: trains and works as a typesetter. 1935–38: typographer for Barnard Press. 1938–46: works for Notley Advertising. 1947: freelance designer. Works for Art Technics publishing house which issues “Alphabet and Image” magazine, among others. 1948–78: works for Linotype England as head of the department for type development. 1973: made a Royal Designer for Industry by the Royal Society of Arts. Since 1978: has designed several Arabic alphabets (get more information about Arabic typefaces in the Linotype Library).

Fonts: Jubilee (1954), Adsans (1959), (1967), Telegraph Modern (1969 for “The Daily Telegraph” newspaper), (1972), (1973), Telegraph Newface Bold (with Shelley Winter, 1979), (1979), Kufics (1980), Oasis (1985), Sharif (1989), Malik (1988), Medina (1989).

Publications: “Letters of Credit, a View of Type Design”, London 1986; “The Typographic Scene”, London 1988.

* TYPOGRAPHY – An Encyclopedic Survey of Type Design and Techniques Throughout History by Friedrich Friedl, Nicolaus Ott (Editor), Bernard Stein, published by Könemann Verlagsgesellschaft mbH.

Maximus, Times, Doric and Qadi are trademarks of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG, which may be registered in certain jurisdictions, exclusively licensed through Linotype GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG.

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Mix Zapf with Veljovic and get quirky beziers.

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Would you please examine both sizes of jade figures very quickly.

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Fabled reader with jaded, roving eye seized by quickened impulse to expand budget.

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Jump by vow of quick, lazy strength in Oxford.

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A large fawn jumped quickly over white zinc boxes.

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Just work for improved basic techniques to maximize your typing skill.

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