Charter

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Credits

Designer(s)
Matthew Carter
Foundry(ies)
Bitstream , International Typeface Corporation , ITC
Release Year
1987
Country of Origin
United States
Classification
Serif, Slab Serif
Original Format
Digital
Distributor(s)
MyFonts
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Background

Originally released in 1987 by Bitstream, Charter was created with low-resolution laser printing in mind. In 1991 Bitstream donated Charter to the X Consortium and the typeface was released as an open source font under the name Charis SIL. The rights to the design were bought by ITC in 1993, but Bitstream continues to sell their original version. Bitstream expanded their version in 2004, creating Bitstream Charter Pro.

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