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Any way to figure out who designed this document?
I think a Robert Herrera, R.G.D. (currently of H-3 Creative Inc.) in Ottawa may have ties to the typesetting of this… though I could be mistaken.
Actually, David Berman Communications typeset that document, and I can give you a history of who designed it! :) It’s set in a typeface designed by a Canadian too. A great story worth telling… Cheers, David.
The Canadian Charter of Rights was tyoeset at Mono Lino Typesetting Company in Toronto. The typeface is Cartier designed by Carl Dair and released in 1967. Mono Lino had exclusive rights to the face in Canada.
I set the headings for this job and the body was set on a Linotype VIP photo typesetter.
i have a project due this tuesday coming up about canadian charter of rights and freedom any help please
please i really need help
This charter was designed by Bob Herrera or George Baynes from BB&H in Ottawa. The studio was located in a heritage house on 155 Mc Laren street. At the time I was a young Graphic Artist. I did the final (mechanical) artwork. If my memory is right the parliement building drawing was from a series of beautiful architectural plan from Carleton University…. bring memory back
I also worked at BB&H Graphic Communications Ltd., when we worked on the approved design of the Canadian Charter of Rights. Although I did not personally work on it, I knew George and Bob who designed it and a good friend of mine Richard Sauve who also worked on it.
[…] Carl Dair was a graphic designer and author whose classic book, Design With Type, discusses type as a design material and means of communication. It was the first Canadian work to be awarded “Book of the Year” honours by the American Institute of Graphic Arts. In 1967, Dair was commissioned by the Governor-General of Canada to create a distinctly Canadian typeface for the country’s centennial. The result, Cartier typeface, was the first text type designed in Canada. The most prominent use of Cartier font can be found in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. […]