Carol Twombly

Carol Twombly – born 13. 6. 1959 in Concord, USA – type designer. Studied at the Rhode Island School of Design and at Stanford University.

1984: is awarded 1st prize in the Morisawa type competition in Japan for he Mirarae typeface. 1988: joins Adobe and designs Adobe’s first original display typefaces (Trajan, Charlemagne and Lithos).

Fonts: Mirarae (1984), Charlemagne™ (1989), Lithos™ (1989), Adobe Trajan™ (1989), Caslon™ (1990), Myriad® (1992), Viva™ (1993), Nueva™ (1994) and Chaparral™ (2000).

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