- Ross Milne was born in Canada where he studied graphic design at Emily Carr University in Vancouver. Upon graduation he pursued the Type & Media postgraduate Master course at the KABK in the Hague. He is a founding member of the design studio Working Format (Vancouver) which specializes in a diverse body of work that includes type design, signage, identity and printed matter. He currently teaches type design at Emily Carr University.
Process of development of Charlie & EchoTypeface stories by Ross MilnePersonal notes of the author on the design process and development of Echo and Charlie typefaces.
Notes on the development of Charlie typeface familyTypeface stories by Ross MilneThis article was written to coincide with the launch of the new Typotheque website and the release of Charlie, a slab serif typeface designed by Ross Milne. An in-depth record of the design process is documented below, including some personal notes on the design process and its historical roots in the slab serif traditions of the nineteenth century.