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  • Claes Georg Hakon Haak (1879 - 1944)
    Residence : Between 1898 and 1907 - Landala 7:de qvarteret huset N:o 10, Göteborgs Domkyrkoförsamling, Göteborgs och Bohus, Västergötland, Sweden** Reference: Sweden Household Examination Books, 1860-1...
  • Torsten Sigvard Haak (1911 - d.)
  • Torsten Johannes Natanael Haak (1886 - 1929)
    Residence : Between 1891 and 1899 - Göteborgs Domkyrkoförsamling, Göteborgs och Bohus, Västergötland, Sweden** Reference: Sweden Household Examination Books, 1860-1930 - SmartCopy : Jul 27 2018, 15:...
  • Morten Jacobsen (deceased)
  • Bernardus Bedeker (1915 - 1989)

A type designer, also called a typographer, is a person who designs typefaces.

Listed below are some famous type designers who have been important in the art, craft and utility of the printed word.

  • Johan Gutenberg
  • Herman Zapf (1918-2015). His typefaces include Palatino and Optima.
  • Heinrich Jost (1889-1948) Director of Bauer Type Foundry
  • Claude Garamond (ca. 1505-1561)
  • Paul Renner (1927-) His typefaces include Futura.
  • Giambattista Bodoni (1740-1813) His typefaces include Bodoni
  • Adrian Frutiger (1928-2015)
  • Max Miedinger (1910-1980). His typefaces include Helvetica.
  • John Baskerville (1706-1775) His typefaces include Baskerville.
  • Matthew Carter (1937-) His typefaces include Verdana, Tahoma and Georgia
  • William Caslon (1692/93-1766) His typefaces include Caslon.
  • Eric Gill (1882-1940) His typefaces include Gill Sans, and Perpetua.
  • Ed Benguit (1927-). He designed over 600 typefaces including Bookman, and ITC Benguiat
  • Morris Fuller Benton (1872-1948)
  • Vincinte Connaire (1960-) Typefaces include Comic Sans, Trebuchet MS, Webdings, Marlett, Microsoft.
  • Oswald Bruce Cooper (1879-1940) His typefaces include Cooper Black
  • Frederic Goudy (1864-1947). Tpefaces include Copperplate Gothic, Kennerly, and Goudy Old Style.
  • R. Hunter Middleton
  • Herbert Bayer

Finding Aid: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_type_designers