Video tip: remembering the font pioneer Hermann Zapf

Almost a year ago, the renowned type designer Hermann Zapf passed away at the age of 96. He became known through fonts such as Aldus®, Palatino®, Zapfino® and many more. In June this year, the designer Jerry Kelly gave a fascinating lecture on Zapf’s life [...]

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Hermann Zapf Remembered

World-renowned German font designer Hermann Zapf died on June 4, 2015 at the age of 96. The creator of many internationally recognized and popular fonts, such as Palatino, Optima and Zapfino, had a close personal and business relationship with D. Stempel AG (later Linotype AG, [...]

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Interview with Doug Wilson

Doug Wilson, director of Linotype: The Film   During Typo Berlin 2011, I had the opportunity to speak with Doug Wilson about the upcoming Linotype: The Film documentary. Oh his site for the film, Doug writes, “The film tells the [...]

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