Mathieu Lommen

Author and book historian; works as a curator at the Special Collections department of the Amsterdam University Library. Mathieu regularly publishes on 19th and 20th century book typography and type design. He is also editor of the scholarly magazine Quærendo and contributor to the design magazine Items. His most recent book Bram de Does: letterontwerper & typograaf / typographer & type designer was published in 2003 by the publisher De Buitenkant.

Books 2

Dutch Alphabets is a lettering model book containing 46 plates featuring samples by some of today’s prominent lettering artists, type designers, calligraphers and sign painters.
This is the first publication devoted to De Does’s life and work best known as a type and book designer, creator of typefaces Trinité and Lexicon.