Matthew Carter CBE is a type designer with sixty years’ experience in typographic technologies, ranging from hand-cut punches to computer fonts. After a long association with the Linotype companies, he was a co-founder of Bitstream Inc. in 1981, a digital type foundry where he worked for ten years. Matthew is now a principal of Carter & Cone Type Inc., designers and producers of original typefaces, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Matthew's type designs include ITC Galliard, Snell Roundhand and Shelley scripts, Helvetica Compressed, Olympian (for newspaper text), Bell Centennial (for the US telephone directories), ITC Charter; and faces for Greek, Cyrillic and Devanagari. For Carter & Cone, he designed Mantinia, Sophia, Elephant, Big Caslon, Alisal and Miller. He designed Georgia, Verdana, Tahoma, Nina and Sitka for Microsoft, and Carter Sans for Monotype Imaging. Most recently Matthew was co-designer of Role, a superfamily of typefaces, for Morisawa.