Steve Matteson is the creative type director for Monotype, and is a type designer, historian and letterpress printer. He has designed more than 80 typeface families including brand families for Toyota, Microsoft and Google, as well as for the Monotype Library, including a dozen revivals of Frederic Goudy’s typefaces.
If you’re using a messaging app in China, chances are it’s owned by Tencent. See the brand identity and typeface that is helping Tencent expand to new markets.
Transport for London commissioned Monotype to remaster the 100-year-old Johnston typeface.
Hearst Media has dozens of iconic titles. Learn how Monotype helped them evolve to meet the demands of a growing digital audience by offering more design flexibility and freedom.
With a focus on multilingual typography, senior type designer Toshi Omagari has created fonts for several major brands and worked on some of Monotype’s most recent major type releases. He is a regular speaker at events like ATypI, sharing his experience and insights on multilingual type design.
Scotiabank has long used Frutiger as its brand font. But as they expanded to new digital channels and regions, font licensing became too complex. Until now.
Monotype and Lippincott worked closely with Southwest Airlines to craft an authentic typographic voice that formed the center of a fresh new identity.
Monotype's Akira Kobayashi worked closely with Sony’s Chief Art Director Hiroshige Fukuhara to create an original typeface ready for nearly 100 languages.
Type director Akira Kobayashi has three decades of experience, with an extensive background in Japanese typeface design and a deep understanding of calligraphy. After studying at Musashino Art University in Tokyo for four years, Akira Kobayashi accepted his first job at phototypesetting manufacturer Sha-Ken Co., where he was involved in the lengthy and intricate process of designing Japanese fonts.
Carl Crossgrove is a senior type designer at Monotype. From Carl’s early interest in calligraphy and drawing, through his youth and college years studying fine arts and book arts, to his eventual degree from Rochester Institute of Technology in Printing/Typography, the constant thread in Carl’s life has been his fascination with letterforms.