Re: NPR interview of Matthew Carter
- A friend (not a designer or printer, but a book collector) who heard
the interview wrote me about it:
>Matthew was very interesting. He has the remarkableability to make what he does really understandable to an average
>Interesting points he made--metal, etc. (Several callers, one of them a former worker at
>1. He always begins designing a type with the letters h and o.
> 2. He came out squarely in favor of new technology vs. hot and cold
Morganthaler, opined that everything had [gone] downhill since ca.
> 3. Made the distinction between what he produces and what people dowith it.
> 4. Mentioned his parents coming out of an "arts and craftstradition" influenced by Ruskin and Morris.
The NPR website wasn't allowing the Real Audio data to stream when I
check, but the interview sounds interesting.