Information about the typeface designer Robin Nicholas and his fonts.
Robin Nicholas joined Monotype in 1965, and went on to manage the Type Drawing Office for ten years before becoming Monotype’s Head of Typography in the United Kingdom.
He also worked with the London design agency Newell & Sorrell on the corporate identity typeface for British Airways, and with Scandinavian Airlines on the development of their new corporate typeface. Other custom font projects have included the corporate typefaces for Barclays Bank, Opel automobiles, and Ikea.
[DJD, July 2009]