Ron Carpenter

Ron Carpenter – born 1950 in Dorking, England – type designer.

1967: works as a cartographer. 1968: trains in Monotype Corporation’s type department. 1976: works on the quality control of Monotype fonts. 1980: helps Robin Nicolas to design the italics for his Nimrod typeface. 1984: senior type designer of the Monotype Corporation. Designs supplementary weights of Times New Roman™.

* TYPOGRAPHY – An Encyclopedic Survey of Type Design and Techniques Throughout History by Friedrich Friedl, Nicolaus Ott (Editor), Bernard Stein, published by Könemann Verlagsgesellschaft mbH.