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Typographically speaking: the art of Matthew Carter

09-01-2005 05:44 PM CET | Science & Education

Press release from: Typevents LLP

Running concurrent with the forthcoming ATypI Helsinki Conference is an exhibition that celebrates the work of a major designer with whom most people are unknowingly familiar even as they encounter his work daily. Matthew Carter has designed over seventy-five typefaces, of which Galliard, Charter and Miller are best known for setting continuous text. He has made typefaces for journalistic purposes: Olympian, Time Caledonia, and Miller News, among others that daily grace the pages of popular magazines and respected newspapers. His typefaces for on-screen viewing, Georgia, Verdana, Tahoma and Nina regularly lend readabilty, legibility and efficiency to screen-based communications. He has received major commissions to design proprietary typefaces, whose use are restricted to one organization, for news media corporations, software companies, and cultural institutions. During his expansive career Carter has pioneered all aspects of type design in its evolution, continuously pushing the technical and ultimately the creative envelope as it relates to type, typography and visual communications, ensuring that the very real human needs for readabilty, legibility and expression are met.

Official opening: Saturday 17 September; 1200
Exhibition runs: 17 September-16 October; 2005
Opening hours: Monday-Thursday 1000-2000; Friday-Saturday 1000-1600
Venue: Aralis Library and Information Centre, Hämeentie 135 A, FIN-00560 Helsinki, Finland
Admission: Free

This exhibition was organized by the Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery at UMBC. It has received major funding from the National Endowment for the Arts. Funding support has also come from an arts programme grant from the Maryland State Arts Council, the Baltimore County Commission on Arts & Sciences, the Friends of the Library Gallery, Carter & Cone Type, Inc., and private contributors. At UMBC, support has also come from the Visual Arts Department, Graduate School, Special Sessions Policy Committee, and the Humanities Forum. Special acknowledgements to ATypI, Aralis Library and Information Center, UIAH and Lahti Polytechnic, Institute of Design.



49th annual ATypI Conference ‘On the edge’
15-18 September 2005, Media Centre Lume, Univeresity of Art & Design, Helskini
This conference is sponsored by Adobe Systems Incorporated.

Full programme with a complete listing of speakers and topics is available at: www.atypi.org

This conference is organized on behalf of ATypI by Typevents LLP
a UK-based multi-national partnership that provides a comprehensive events service
to the printing, paper, type, and graphic design communities. www.typevents..com

All conference enquiries and correspondence to: atypi@typevents.com

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