Information about the typeface designer David Berlow and his fonts.
After studying art in Wisconsin, David Berlow entered the type industry in 1978 as a trainee in New York City at Merganthaler Linotype, a leading manufacturer of typesetting equipment. In 1982 he left to join the newly formed digital type supplier, Bitstream, where he developed fonts, font tools, and marketing strategies.
In 1989 he left Bitstream to form The Font Bureau with Roger Black, where he has developed custom type designs for The Chicago Tribune, The Wall Street Journal, Entertainment Weekly, Newsweek, Esquire, Rolling Stone, and Hewlett Packard.
His type designs include Charcoal, Gadget, and Techno for Apple Computer, ITC Franklin Gothic Condensed and ITC Franklin Gothic Compressed for ITC, Dow Text for the Wall Street Journal, and the Giza family for Font Bureau.
Fonts designed by David Berlow (A-Q):