Roundhand BT font family
Designed by Matthew Carter
1956: trains as a punch cutter in the Netherlands. 1963–65: typography consultant for Crossfield Electronics. 1965: moves to the USA and works for Mergenthaler-Linotype in New York. 1971: moves back to England where he continues to work for Linotype. 1980–84: typography consultant to Her Majesty’s Stationery Office. 1981: the Royal Society of Arts make him a Royal Designer for Industry. 1981: he and Mike Parker set up Bitstream Inc. in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the first independent American company to manufacture digital type. 1992: founds Carter & Cone Type Inc. with Cherie Cone, where the alphabets Mantinia, Elephant, Sophia and a new version of Galliard® are produced. 1995: corporate identity for the Walker Arts Center, Minneapolis, where serifs can be added to or removed from the base type using a computer program.
* 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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use with applications.
Licensed per computer.
@font-face rule. They are licensed
for a set number of page views with
no time limitation.
in your mobile application. Each app
and platform requires a separate license.
embedded in an eBook, eMagazine or
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a server and e.g. used by automated
processes to create items.
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on which the font will be installed.
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you know when you’re running low.
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of the version of the app.
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CPUs of the servers on which
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A license has a term of 1 year.
the font: OT (OpenType) with
Postscript outlines (OT CFF) or
TrueType outlines (OT TTF).
the font: W1G (98 languages),
COM (56 languages),
PRO (33 languages) or
STD (21 languages).
available in. These differ in contained
characters and file size. You get all
available versions with your license.
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