Fiona Ross and Alice Savoie, wrote a tribute to Patricia Saunders, a designer of iconic typefaces such as Arial, Corsiva and Columbus, who passed away last Tuesday 25 June 2019. “Patricia will long be remembered as a role model for aspiring women type designers; and her contributions to type design will continue inspire further generations working in this field.”

Patricia Saunders (then Patricia Mullin) in the Monotype Drawing Office in 1955, aged 22. © Monotype Archives