Fred Smeijers

Fred Smeijers (1961–) is a Dutch graphic and type designer, co-founder of the OurType foundry, designer of typefaces including FF Quadraat, Renard, Arnhem and Fresco.

What is the value of type competitions? A brief reflection on the common practice of awards hunting.
Essays · 20 March 2012 · English · 620 words
Andy Crewdson discusses the origins of the Dutch designer’s recent family of types.
Typeface stories · 24 February 2005 · English · 1573 words
A mid-90s account of the development and current state of Dutch design and type in the context of its cultural and political history.
Essays · 29 November 2004 · English · 1756 words