Mathew Carter was born in 1937. Carter is a type designer and scholar who works primarily in America. His text faces include Auriga, Charter, Galliard, and Bell Centennial. He designed the Snell Roundhand script based on the hand writing of Charles Snell, the English writing master and author of 'The Pen-man's Treasury Open'd'. Carter also designed the ground-breaking Walker type concept for the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis.