Flat Files #6: Experimental posters with Matthew Carter’s Walker typeface
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Flat Files #6: Experimental posters with Matthew Carter’s Walker typeface

These two posters, recently found deep within one of our flat file drawers, demonstrate an unusual application of the Walker commissioned typeface designed by Matthew Carter.

These intriguing posters were somewhat of a mystery until recently when we discovered (with some investigative help from a former member of the Walker studio) that each poster was designed by a Japanese designer in collaboration with Carter for use in an exhibition of Carter’s work. Titled, Matthew Carter’s Type Game: A New Identity of the Walker Art Center, this exhibition took place in 1997 at the Morisawa Typography Space in Tokyo, Japan.

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Design: Yutaka Satoh

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Design: Kouga Hirano

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