A very small list of historical and contemporary type Designers

and type foundries

 

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Emigre

Rudy Vanderlans (Émigré, USA)

Zuzana Licko (Émigré, USA)

Barry Deck

Ed Fella

Erik Speakermann

Alessio Leonardi

Max Kisman

Neville Brody (London)

Mario Feliciano

Sebastian Lester

Just van Rossum
Patric King (Thirst Type)

Phil Grimshaw
Tobias Frere-Jones (Font Bureau)(Boston)

Plazm Fonts (oregon)

Hoefler Type Foundry, (NYC)

Pierre Di Sciullo
Garage Fonts (Delmar CA)

Jeffery Keedy (Cipher) (LA)
Matthew Carter

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Names of Typographers from the mid- and early 20th century :

Max Miedinger
Stanley Morrison
Herbert Bayer
Adrian Frutiger (Univers & Frutiger)

Aldo Novarese (Eurostile)
Oswald Bruce Cooper
Wim Crouwel
Edward Benguiat

Emil Rudolf Weiss
Eric Gill

Frederic Goudy
Margret Calvert

Herman Zapf

Paul Renner
Jan Tschichold

Paul Renner (invented Futura)

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Names of Typographers from before the 20th century:
Linn Boyd Benton
John Baskerville
Morris Fullner Benton
Claude Garamond

Charles Nicolas Cochin
William Caslon

Frederic W Goudy
Giambattista Bodoni
Francois-Ambroise Didot
Francesco Griffo
Vincent Figgins
Robert Thorne
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Woman in type:

Zuzana Licko (Émigré, USA)

Beatrice Ward

Carol Twombly

Kathleen Tinkel

Robin Williams

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Addtional List:

Martin Venezky

Hamish Muir

Gyongy Laky

Katsuya Ise

Diane Gromala

Paul Elliman Peter Anderson

David Crow

Elavator

Pablo Medina

Susan Laporte

Fumio Tachibana

Noriyuki Tanaka

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The following is a list of designers that were in the Helvetica Documentary in the order of appearance. Some are type designers and some are designers or critics:

Massimo Vinelli

Rick Poynor

Wim Crouwel

Matthew Carter

Max Miedinger

Michael Beirut

Tobias Frere-Jones

Erik Speakermann

Neville Brody

Lars Muller

Paula Scher (Petagram )

Stefan Sagmeister

David Carson

Michael Place

Manuel Krebs & Dimitri Bruni