At the most perfect time, as I was logging into a program to approve my hours for the week, I saw an article about someone at Yale winning the McArther Fellowship. Matthew Carter, a senior art critic, won this fellowship primarily for his work with creating typefaces. Here is his original creation:
Here is a link to the Yale article:
I couldn't find an official website of his works, but apparently he's done quite a bit in creation of types. He created the typeface that Yale uses.