What catches the eye of this MacArthur Award-winning type designer when he's not designing type? Let's not kid ourselves: Matthew Carter is always looking at letters. But he does not live by letters alone—and you might be surprised by what’s found its way to his list of favorite things. With just nine items we can begin to understand what makes Matthew Carter not just a well-rounded type designer, but a well-rounded person.

With special appearances by Sumner Stone, Cyrus Highsmith, Jan van Krimpen, seven AIGA Medalists, and a slew of Carter’s original drawings for some of his most recognizable (and unpublished) faces, this one's sure to reintroduce you to the designer you thought you already knew.