In the winter term 2006/7 I studied at University of Plymouth in the Faculty of Arts in Exeter. There were four projects I took part in.
In one class we were asked to create a limited edition book celebrating the jubilee of a typeface in that year. As Baskerville had its 150th, Helvetica its 50th anniversary, we were expected to choose something classical. By chance I learnt about Cheltenham, which was designed in 1896, and conceived it to be more fun and outstanding to work on that type.
My tutor Peter Jones was a bit sceptical in the beginning. His assessment reads in the following way: