Jan van Krimpen


Jan van Krimpen (1892–1958) was a Dutch typographer and type designer who worked for printing house Koninklijke Joh. Enschedé.

Books 3

A long-awaited reprint of the 2004 book ‘Dutch Type’, a comprehensive overview of type design and lettering in the Netherlands from the 15th to the 20th centuries
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.
Comprehensive overview of type design in the Netherlands from the fifteenth century till 2004. The book provides insights into the methods of the Dutch type.

Articles 3

An essay on the history and definition of type families, type design parameters, and the possibilities of creating larger type systems today.
Essays · 31 January 2008 · English · 2705 words
The fifth 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 · 16066 words
A thorough look at the history and development of large type families across the 20th century.
Essays · 29 November 2004 · English · 4197 words