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Carter & Cone has designed some of the world’s most celebrated typefaces and award-winning custom fonts.

Elegant, balanced, useful: these words describe the fonts Matthew Carter and Cherie Cone’s partnership has produced. While their early work forms the bedrock of modern typography, their newer typefaces continue to enrich and expand it. The consistency and thoroughness of their designs are a direct result of their early training in industries without an undo, like punchcutting and calligraphy.

A venerated designer and winner of a MacArthur Fellowship, Matthew Carter is famously approachable to students and young designers. An acclaimed calligrapher and co-founder of Bitstream, Inc., the world’s first independent digital type foundry, Cherie Cone is renowned for her uproarious storytelling.


Interested in commissioning a custom typeface?

That’s what Carter & Cone does best — where others see constraint, they find inspiration.

Carter & Cone’s decades of experience working with diverse clients has prepared them for any typographic challenge. They have produced custom typefaces for a range of major publications, companies, and institutions, including the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Museum of Modern Art, Microsoft, and Yale University. Contact us to see how we can help with your next project.


Contact us at [email protected] with any additional questions, comments, or requests.

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