Rosemary Sassoon

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Rosemary Sassoon (born 1931) is an expert of handwriting, particularly that of children. She is the creator of the Sassoon series of typefaces.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Sassoon was born in the United Kingdom.

Career[edit]

In 1988 she earned a Ph.D. from the Department of Typography and Graphic Communication at the University of Reading in Berkshire, England.[2] Sassoon's personal papers are held in the archives of University of London's Institute of Education.[2]

Published works[edit]

List of Sassoon fonts[edit]

  • Sassoon Primary Infant
  • Sassoon Primary Infant Medium
  • Sassoon Primary Infant Bold
  • Sassoon Primary Type
  • Sassoon Primary Type Medium
  • Sassoon Primary Type Bold
  • Sassoon Sans
  • Sassoon Sans Medium
  • Sassoon Sans Bold
  • Sassoon Type Sans
  • Sassoon Type Sans Medium
  • Sassoon Type Sans Bold
  • Sassoon Italic Regular
  • Sassoon Italic Medium
  • Sassoon Primary Type Medium Condensed
  • Sassoon Penned
  • Sassoon Penned Medium
  • Sassoon Penned Bold

References[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Gerda Breuer and Julia Meer: Women in Graphic Design, Jovis/Berlin 2012, ISBN 978-3-86859-153-8, p. 195, 541, 543.
  • Sassoon, Rosemary (2016). Lettering. From formal to informal. London: Unicorn Press. ISBN 9781910065969.

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