Tag Archives Typography

Erik Spiekermann

by Thursday, August 10, 2017

Erik Spiekermann is art historian, information architect, type designer and author. Two of his typefaces, FF Meta and ITC Officina, are considered to be modern classics. He founded MetaDesign (1979) and FontShop (1988). He is behind the design of well-know brands such as Audi, Bosch, VW, German Railways and Heidelberg Printing, among others; information systems ...

Emil Ruder

by Friday, July 28, 2017

  Emil Ruder was a prominent twentieth century Swiss graphic designer and typographer. He was also associated with another eminent designer Armin Hofmann with whom he joined the faculty of Basel School of Design. His artwork is distinguished from others on the basis of his holistic approach to designing and teaching. He employed a systematic practical ...

Wolfgang Weingart

by Thursday, July 13, 2017

For over four decade Weingart has extensively taught and delivered lectures across Europe, Asia, New Zealand, North and South America, and Australia. According to him, he never influenced his students to adopt a certain type of style, especially his own. However, his students misunderstood his teaching as his own style and spread it around as ...

Joseph Müller-Brockmann

by Wednesday, June 28, 2017

As with most graphic designers that can be classified as part of the Swiss International Style, Joseph Müller-Brockmann was influenced by the ideas of several different design and art movements including Constructivism, De Stijl, Suprematism and the Bauhaus. He is perhaps the most well-known Swiss designer and his name is probably the most easily recognized ...

Matt Stevens

by Thursday, June 15, 2017

Matt Stevens is a Designer and Illustrator that loves them both, and especially when he gets to mix the two for powerful results. He spends his days doing work for people that are passionate about their product or brand whether they are a large world-renowned company or a local hot dog joint. The Rookie Handbook ...