Jan van Krimpen


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

Books 1

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.

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