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Walter Tracy

Walter Tracy – born 14. 2. 1914 in England, died 1995 – type designer.

  • 1930–35: Trains and works as a typesetter.
  • 1935–38: Typographer for Barnard Press.
  • 1938–46: Works for Notley Advertising.
  • 1947: freelance designer. Works for Art Technics publishing house which issues "Alphabet and Image" magazine, among others.
  • 1948–78: Works for Linotype England as head of the department for type development.
  • 1973: made a Royal Designer for Industry by the Royal Society of Arts.
  • Since 1978: Has designed several Arabic alphabets (get more information about Arabic typefaces in the Linotype Library).

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