Ed Benguiat, Man of a Thousand [Type] Faces, 1924-2020

Ed Benguiat

Saddened to hear of the passing of one of my design heroes, Ed Benguiat, man of a thousand typefaces. Ed was my teacher at SVA right when the Benguiat typeface was published. The purpose of the class was to sketch typefaces recognizably and quickly for ad layouts. Computers replaced this art. I became hooked on … Read more