How did the bald eagle become America’s national bird?
The bald eagle’s role as a national symbol is linked to its 1782 landing on the Great Seal of the United States. Shortly after the Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4, 1776, the Continent...
How did the bald eagle become America’s national bird?
The bald eagle’s role as a national symbol is linked to its 1782 landing on the Great Seal of the United States. Shortly after the Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4, 1776, the Continent...
Metafont
Metafont is a description language used to define vector fonts. It is also the name of the interpreter that executes Metafont code, generating the bitmap fonts that can be embedded into e.g. PostScri...
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Oswald Bruce Cooper
Oswald Bruce Cooper (13 March 1879 - 17 December 1940) was an American type designer, lettering artist, graphic designer, and teacher of these trades.
Cooper was born in Mount Gilead, Ohio but mov...
Rick Cusick
Rick Cusick is an American lettering artist, calligrapher, type designer and book designer. He began his lettering career designing illuminated signs for Ad/Art, Inc. in his hometown of Stockton, Cal...
Beatrice Warde
Beatrice Warde (September 20, 1900— September 16, 1969, née Beatrice Becker), was a communicator on typography. She was the only daughter of May Lamberton Becker, a journalist on the staff of the New...
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Lawrence Johnson (type-founder)
Lawrence Johnson (23 January 1801 – 24 April 1860), was born and educated in England. After an early apprenticeship in the printing industry, he emigrated to America in his youth, and became an eminen...
Lawrence Johnson (type-founder) - Wikipedia
Robert Wiebking
Robert Wiebking (1870–1927) was a German-American engraver typeface designer who was known for cutting type matrices for Frederic Goudy from 1911 to 1926.
Robert Wiebking was born in Schwelm, Germ...
Andrew Hoyem
Andrew Hoyem (born 1935) is a typographer, letterpress printer, publisher, poet, and preservationist. He is the founder and director of Arion Press in San Francisco, which "is considered the nation's ...
Knuth's up-arrow notation
In mathematics, Knuth's up-arrow notation is a method of notation for very large integers, introduced by Donald Knuth in 1976. It is closely related to the Ackermann function and especially to the hyp...
Knuth's up-arrow notation - Wikipedia
Ed Benguiat
Ed Benguiat (pron. "ben'-gee ot"; born Ephram Edward Benguiat, October 27, 1927) is an American typographer. He has crafted over 600 typefaces including Tiffany, Bookman, Panache, Edwardian Script, an...
John Langdon (typographer)
John Langdon (born April 19, 1946) is an American graphic designer, ambigram artist, painter, and writer. The son of George Langdon, a teacher at The Episcopal Academy in Merion, Pennsylvania, John La...
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Harold Lohner
Harold Lohner (born 1958 in Schenectady, New York) is a printmaker and designer of freeware and shareware fonts. Lohner has been a significant aspect of the cultural life of the New York State Capit...
Herbert Bayer
Herbert Bayer (April 5, 1900 – September 30, 1985) was an Austrian and American graphic designer, painter, photographer, sculptor, art director, environmental and interior designer, and architect, who...
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Joseph Blumenthal (printer)
Joseph Blumenthal was an American printer and publisher, typographer, and book historian. As founder of the Spiral Press, he was a well-known figure in the 20th-century fine-press movement, designing ...
Literate programming
Literate programming is an approach to programming introduced by Donald Knuth in which a program is given as an explanation of the program logic in a natural language, such as English, interspersed wi...
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R. Hunter Middleton
Robert Hunter Middleton (May 6, 1898 – August 3, 1985) was an American book designer, painter, and type designer. Born in Glasgow, Scotland he came to Chicago in 1908 where he studied at the School of...
R. Hunter Middleton - Wikipedia
Ernst F. Detterer
Ernst Frederic Detterer (1888, Lake Mills, Wisconsin – 1947, Chicago) was an American calligrapher, teacher, and typographer. He studied at Moravian College and the Pennsylvania Museum and Sch...
Peter Seitz
Peter Seitz (1931–Present) is a graphic designer, author, teacher and business owner who served as the first Design Director at The Walker Art Center (Minneapolis, MN), and helped establish the graphi...
Wadsworth A. Parker
Wadsworth A. Parker (b. 1864 – d. 1938, Petersburg, Virginia) was an American printer and typeface designer. He was a director of the American Type Founders Company, designed many faces for the...
Sheila Levrant de Bretteville
Sheila Levrant de Bretteville (born 1940) is an American graphic designer, artist and educator whose work reflects her belief in the importance of feminist principles and user participation in graphic...
Sheila Levrant de Bretteville - Wikipedia
Jack Stauffacher
Jack Werner Stauffacher (born December 19, 1920 in San Francisco) is an American printer, typographer, and fine book publisher. He has taught at Carnegie Mellon University and at the San Francisco Ar...
William Dana Orcutt
William Dana Orcutt (1870-1953) was an American book designer, typeface designer, historian, and author.
William Dana Orcutt was an important book and typeface designer in Boston, an important pri...
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Morris Fuller Benton
Morris Fuller Benton (November 30, 1872 – June 30, 1948) was an influential American typeface designer who headed the design department of the American Type Founders (ATF), for which he was the ...
Morris Fuller Benton - Wikipedia
Bagatelles and satires (Benjamin Franklin)
Benjamin Franklin was responsible for writing satirical comedies. His most notable humorous work is the collection called, The Bagatelles.
The Bagatelles, or jeux d'espirit in French, are a collec...
Bagatelles and satires (Benjamin Franklin) - Wikipedia
Christian Schwartz
Christian Schwartz (born December 30, 1977 in Concord, New Hampshire, USA) is an American type designer. He has been awarded the German Design Award and the Prix Charles Peignot.
A graduate of the...