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Benguiat, Ed, 1927-

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Personal name headingBenguiat, Ed, 1927-
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Variant(s)Benguiat, Ephram Edward, 1927-
LocatedNew York (N.Y.)
Place of birthBrooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Field of activityType and type-founding Printing Graphic design (Typography)
AffiliationInternational Typeface Corporation School of Visual Arts (New York, N.Y.)
Profession or occupationTypographers Type designers Printers
Found inITC Benguiat (Ben-gat) Condensed, 1979: (designed by Ed Benguiat)
OCLC, viewed November 25, 2015 (access point, Benguiat, Ed, Benguiat, Edward; usage: Ed Benguiat)
Wikipedia (English) viewed November 25, 2015: Ed Benguiat web page (Ed Benguiat, born Ephram Edward Benguiat, October 27, 1927. Raised in Brooklyn N.Y.; now resides in New York City. American typographer and lettering artist. He has crafted over 600 typeface designs including Tiffany, Bookman, Souvenir and others as well as the self-titled Benguiat and Benguiat Gothic. Most of his fonts were released through the International Typeface Corporation. Benguiat also is known for his designs or re-designs of the logotypes for Esquire, the New York Times, Playboy, Sports Illustrated and others. He crafted the logotypes for the original Planet of the Apes film, Super Fly and The guns of Navarone. In the early 1970's he began teaching at the School of Visual Arts in New York)