Vincent Connare

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Vincent Connare
Vincent Connare 2012.jpg
Vincent Connare in 2012
Born 1960
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Nationality American, British
Education University of Reading, New York Institute of Technology, Milford High School (Massachusetts)
Occupation typeface design, photographer
Known for Comic Sans, Trebuchet MS, Webdings, Marlett, Microsoft
Website
http://www.connare.com/

Vincent Connare (born 1960 in Boston, Massachusetts)[1][2] is an American font designer and former Microsoft employee. Amongst his creations are the controversial Comic Sans font, and the Trebuchet MS font. Besides text typefaces he finalized and hinted the font Marlett which has been used for scalable User Interface icons in Microsoft Windows since 1995 and created portions of the font Webdings that was first shipped with Internet Explorer.

He currently works in the UK for Dalton Maag, an independent font design studio.

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  1. ^ Macmillan, Neil (2006). "An A-Z of type designers". Page 68 - Vincent Connare b.1960 USA. Yale University Press. Retrieved October 21, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Vincent Connare". MyFonts. Bitstream. Retrieved October 21, 2010.