Erik Spiekermann – art historian, printer, typedesigner (Meta, Officina, Unit, Info, Fira, Real, et al) information architect, author. Founder MetaDesign ’79, FontShop ’89. Honorary Royal Designer for Industry Britain 2007. TDC Medal & National German Lifetime Achievement Award 2011, etc. Now supervisory board of Edenspiekermann Berlin, San Francisco, Amsterdam, Los Angeles. Lives in Berlin, London & San Francisco. A book about his life and work “Hello I am Erik” was published by Gestalten Verlag in 2014. He now runs galerie p98a, an experimental letterpress workshop in Berlin.
The 6-week type design programme that you’ve been waiting for starts on 6 June and ends 13 July 2023.
Our summer programme is in English and covers typeface design and calligraphy techniques, type history, and software practices. Every kind of design professional can learn about type design in a relatively short amount of time.