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Carlos Winkow (1882-1952)

Information about the typeface designer Carlos Winkow and his fonts.

Carl Winkow was born in 1882 (as Carl Winkow) in Sömmerda, Germany. He was educated in Germany, then worked in various foundries including Berthold, Genzsch & Heyse, and Klingspor. After a brief stop at Nebbiolo, Turin, he went to Spain in 1909 and worked for Richard Gans until 1934, and then in Madrid at the Nacional Typefoundry.

Between 1936 and 1939 he returned to Germany to work at the Nordd. Schriftgießerei. From 1940 onwards he returned to Spain to the Nacional Typefoundry.

[DJD, December 2013]

Fonts designed by Carlos Winkow:

Gans Ibarra
Madrid
Reporter 2
Roller Shadow
Romeo Medium Condensed

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