Font Designer – Steve Matteson

Steve Matteson is the type director and designer whose role was to oversee the Eric Gill series. Based in Louisville, Colorado, Matteson has worked in every typeface environment, from mechanical to digital, for most of the past 30 years. He studied at the Rochester Institute of Technology, where he became entranced by its collections of vintage typecasting and letterpress equipment. He has designed typefaces as varied as the Curlz® and Droid designs for the Android platform. He has also designed typefaces for brands such as Microsoft and Google; e-reading typefaces for Amazon and Barnes & Noble; and several revivals of Frederic Goudy’s types. Matteson joined Monotype in 1991, and his current role is creative type director.

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