Karel Martens


Karel Martens is a Dutch designer, typographer and teacher based in Arnhem, teaches at the Werkplaats Typografie.

Books 2

This book is published on the occasion of an exhibition of work by Dutch designer Karel Martens examining his free work.
Art/design publication which began life as a graphic design magazine, but whose content has widened to cover art, music, language, film and literature.

Articles 1

The prolific founder of Werkplaats Typografie, Karel Martens focuses on the design of the Dutch architectural magazine OASE in his 1999 conversation with Peter Biľak.
Interviews · 29 November 2004 · English · 1412 words

T-shirts 1

Blogs 3

We have just received Social Energy, a book documenting a series of travelling design exhibitions, workshops and lectures presented across China.
31 August 2011
We decided to do something special to celebrate Typotheque’s first 10 years. We asked four of our colleagues to design t-shirts for the occasion. The project brief was carte blanche, no strings attached: design a T-shirt that you yourself would like to wear.
24 September 2009
Typotheque will take part of the conference, workshop and an exhibition in ISIA Urbino, Italy
5 April 2008

Authors 2

Jaap van Triest (1957) is a graphic and editorial designer. He designed numerous magazines (Forum, Vormberichten, etc.), publications in collaboration...
Karel Martens (1939) is a Dutch graphic designer and teacher. His body of work spans over 50 years. His work ranges from post stamps, books, architect...