Font Designer – Will Carter

Will Carter – born 24. 9. 1912 in Slough near London, England, died 17. 3. 2001 – type designer, printer.

1930–32: trains at the Unwin Brothers printing works in Woking. 1938: works at the Paul Koch workshop in Frankfurt am Main; becomes friends with Hermann Zapf. 1948: studies punch cutting with David Kindersley. 1949: founds the Rampant Lions Press in Cambridge.

Fonts: Klang® (1955), Dartmouth (1961), Octavian™ (with D. Kindersley, 1962).

* 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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Klang® Regular
Octavian™ font family (Monotype Library)