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The Elite

Overall, this Economist article on the legendary Matthew Carter is quite good, but for me this is the bit that stands: "Mr Carter sits near the pinnacle of an elite profession. No more than several thousand type designers ply the trade worldwide, only a few hundred earn their keep by it, and only several dozens — most of them dead — have their names on the lips of discerning aficionados. "

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