Hansje van Halem


Dutch graphic designer Hansje van Halem (1978) graduated from the Gerrit Rietveld Academy and started her own studio in Amsterdam in 2003. She creates alphabets, textures and patterns, both digitally and manually, that she applies to designs for posters, illustrations and public space art works.

Long awaited, richly illustrated book on the body of work of the Dutch type designer Gerard Unger, presenting a case study in the development of modern type design.
Theory of Type Design consists of 24 short chapters describing different aspects of type design, from how our eyes and brain process letterforms to their power of expression.