Erik Spiekermann


Erik Spiekermann (1947–) is a German typographer and designer, co-founder of MetaDesign and FontShop.

Books 1

Typeface as Program documents results of workshops at the ECAL school. The books presents some basic idea of automated type design, breaking down the design of letters to series of parameters.

Articles 4

Jürg Lehni interviews Erik Spiekermann about the legal definition of typefaces, web font distribution models and parametric fonts.
Interviews · 14 April 2011 · English · 1322 words
The first chapter of Emily King’s doctoral thesis which focuses on typeface design in the United States, England and the Netherlands between 1987 and 1997 (part one).
Essays · 23 January 2005 · English · 15154 words
The first chapter of Emily King’s doctoral thesis which focuses on typeface design in the United States, England and the Netherlands between 1987 and 1997 (part two).
Essays · 23 January 2005 · English · 901 words
The fourth chapter of Emily King’s doctoral thesis which focuses on typeface design in the United States, England and the Netherlands between 1987 and 1997.
Essays · 23 January 2005 · English · 15377 words

Blogs 1

Autumn is a busy conference times and Typotheque will give a couple of public presentations in the coming weeks. Meet us in Munich, Helsinki, Copenhagen or Gothenburg.
27 October 2010