Matthew Carter: Bell Centennial

Title, Year

Matthew Carter: Bell Centennial
Type & Typography Monograph Number 1, 1982


George Sadek (1928–2007)

Publisher, Size (h x w)

The Center for Design & Typography, The Cooper Union, USA, 11 x 8.875", 32 pp., English

This publication (derived from the 1979, Type and Technology exhibition at the Copper Union cosponsored by Mergenthaler) documents the process of design and development of Matthews Carter's Bell Centennial. Set in Carter's Galliard, this important facsimile is profusely illustrated with large black and white examples presenting the process of design from original sketches and notes in 1976 through final acceptance of four fonts in 1978.

A near fine catalog with stiff, yellow wrappers. Light discoloration to the front cover.

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