My life in typefaces – video talk from
Designer Matthew Carter at the TED conference

Among other things, England-born Matthew Carter is well-known for his popular fonts, including Verdana, Georgia and Bell Centennial – a font developed for American telephone books.

The designer, born in 1937, gave a talk on his life and work at the annual TED conference in Monterey, California. You can follow Carter on his typographical career in his video appearance: the transition from analogue to digital work, the challenges that his career has brought him and the development of his popular fonts.

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