Rob Carter

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Rob Carter (born 1949) is an American professor of typography and graphic design at Virginia Commonwealth University.[1]

Personal information[edit]

Rob Carter was born in 1949 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. He lives and works in Richmond, Virginia, USA.[2]

Residencies and awards[edit]

Carter has received numerous awards for his work from organizations such as the American Institute of Graphic Arts, New York Type Directors Club, Society of Typographic Arts, Creativity, and Print regional annual.


He is the author of American Typography Today, the five-volume Working with Type series, Digital Colour and Type, Typographic Design: Form And Communication ISBN 0-471-38341-4 (this one along with Ben Day and Philip Meggs), and Typographic Specimens: The Great Typefaces (along with Philip Meggs).


  1. ^ "Rob Carter". Graphic Design Faculty. Richmond, Virginia: Virginia Commonwealth University. 2010. Retrieved 28 January 2010. 
  2. ^ "Rob Carter". Rob Carter. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 

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