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65 YEARS OF WORKING WITH TYPE

My career began in 1942 as an apprentice in the composing room. Because of WWII I was able to get several jobs; working at the College Press under the tutiledge of Richard Hoffman and a night job at LA Type casting the first arrival of Times Roman.
Because of the pursuit of the alphabet it led to working with some of the best in the busines: Saul Bass, Herb Rosenthal and Charles Eames. My commercial career began in the early 1960's with the revival of Jugenstill fonts and becoming an agent for Bertold.
I was able to bring on the photolettering market many original design under the name of Facsimile Fonts and later FotoStar International.

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