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David Quay

British type and graphic designer (b. 1948, London) who graduated from Ravensbourne College of Art&Design in 1967, and after working as a graphic designer in London, founded Quay&Gray Lettering with Paul Gray in 1983. David Quay Design started in 1987, and finally, in 1990, he co-founded The Foundry with Freda Sack and Mike Daines in London. The Foundry also develops custom typefaces, marks and logotypes for companies inernationally these include a special typeface to be readable at very small sizes for Yellow pages, corporate fonts for BGplc (British Gas) NatWest Bank, and signage typefaces for both RailTrack in the UK and the Lisbon Metro system in Portugal. He taught typography and design at the Academie St. Joost, Hogeschool Brabant from 2001-2003. He taught part-time at IDEP in Barcelona, and lives and works in Amsterdam. In 2009, he started selling his fonts at MyFonts. He is also a designer at Retype in Den Haag, The Netherlands. His fonts, in chronological order:

  • Custom lettering and type for the Penthouse calendar.
  • 1983: Santa Fe (monoline script), Agincourt (1983, Letraset and ITC, blackletter), Blackmoor (1983, ITC, English-style blackletter).
  • 1984: Titus, Vegas.
  • 1985: Quay, Milano.
  • 1986: Bronx (brush script).
  • 1987: Bordeaux (a skyline font family, Letraset), Bordeaux Script.
  • 1988: Latino Elongated, Mekanik.
  • 1989: Aquinas, Robotik, Helicon (1989, Berthold).
  • 1990: Quay Sans (a humanist sans based on Syntax), Digitek, Teknik.
  • 1991: Letraset Arta.
  • 1992: Coptek, La Bamba, Lambada (1992, Victorian; Letraset), Scriptek (angular design, ITC).
  • 1993: Marguerita (curly vampire script).
  • 2010: Kade (Re-Type---it is a display/semi display sans family of fonts based on vernacular lettering photographed around the harbours of Amsterdam and Rotterdam).
  • 2011: Bath (2010-2011), a typeface developed with Ramiro Espinoza for the the signage and orientation of the city of Bath. It comes in Bath Serif and Bath Sans versions.
  • Foundry Gridnik (2016, The Foundry). Influenced by Wim Crouwel's work: Foundry Gridnik was developed from the single weight monospaced typewriter face, originally created by Dutch designer Wim Crouwel in the 1960s.

List of his typefaces, or revivals, at MyFonts: Bordeaux (Elsner+Flake), Bronx (Elsner+Flake), Agincourt (ITC), Aquinas (ITC), Blackmoor (ITC), Bordeaux (ITC), Bronx (ITC), Coptek (ITC), Digitek (ITC), La Bamba (ITC), Lambada (ITC), Latino Elongated (ITC), Letraset Arta (ITC), Marguerita (ITC), Mekanik (ITC), Milano (ITC), ITC Quay Sans (ITC), Robotik (ITC), Santa Fe (ITC), Scriptek (ITC), Teknik (ITC), Vegas (ITC), Titus (Linotype), Kade (Re-Type), Metallic Sky (SoftMaker), Foundry Sans (The Foundry), VLNL Hollandsche Nieuwe (VetteLetters).

View David Quay's typefaces. Klingspor link. FontShop link. Linotype link.

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