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29 Cards in this Set

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Adam Frutiger
What was significant about "Univers"
# increases - bolder
# decreases - lighter
even - italic
odd - bold
type that uses heat to create it, type that is cast from lead
hot type
type created using a lens, negative, and photosensitive paper
cold type
designed fonts that look 70s-ish; Artone, Blimp, Myopic and Filmsense
Seymour Chwast
Designed Fenice and Eurostyle
Aldo Novarese
corporate designer, did over 500 fonts with offbeat, quirky sensibility to them
Ed Benguiat
one of the designers of the font family Helvetica
Max Meidinger
why is ITC so important?
the International Typeface Corporation takes classic fonts and redesigns them by making the x-height larger and the fit of text tighter
What You See Is What You Get
designed Chicago for the Apple Computers so it would work well with the pixels and dot matrix printers
Charles Bigelow
on of the earliest type designers for the pixelated version of fonts for the Mac
Zuzana Licko
early magazine that was laid out using the new PC
who used PostScript to design contemporary postmodern fonts such as Hard Times Regular?
Jeff Keedy
created "We Love Your Font" or "What Every Dutch Boy Carries In His Pocket"
Max Kinsman
designed Beowulf, a font that created alternate characters using the computer to generate randomness
Erik Van Blokland & Just Van Rossum
created fonts that were geometric, angular and condensed, embodying a Russian Constructivist sensibility
Neville Brody
created proprietary typefaces for AT&T and the Walker Art Museum
Matthew Carter
creators of Adobe Post Script
Chuck Geschke & John Warnock
the kind of a font in which the designer creates the 4 poles of the condensed, light and heavyweight, and then the computer user is able to create different variations of the family by sliding a slider to make the font more condensed or more bold, etc
Multiple Master
language of the printers, based on a grid that plots the page and corresponds it to the screen
Post Script
the font format that is intended for use on both Mac and PC platforms
printer whose toner is composed of carbon, plastic and metal dust
printer that uses a heat plate to heat a bubble that forces liquid ink out of a jet
bubblejet or inkjet
printer that uses a ribbon and a series of pins to create characters
dot matrix
famous for designing the Mother and Child logo, a nameplate for a magazine, as well as the Avant Garde nameplate, some say that he is able to illustrate type
Herb Lubalin
Great calligrapher who looked to classic inspiration for many of his fonts such as Optima, Melior and Palatino
Herman Zapf
although schooled in the International Type design style, he began to utilize a more layered and textured approach to design, breaking some rules
Wolfgang Weingart
early name of Adobe Systems, the creator of Post Script