A discussion from the late 1990s with Erik van Blokland and Just van Rossum about their work as type designers designing programmers.
Just van Rossum,(1966) Erik van Blokland
(1967), are known for their work that they done separately together under the name Letterror
. They are both graduates from the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague. After a short work for companies abroad (MetaDesign, FontBureau) they started to work freelanced in The Hague. In 1990 they have introduced “random fonts”, computer programmed outlines that print differently in each impression. They have designed over 50 fonts for FontShop and FUSE. In their typographic work they extensively use programming.
29 November 2004
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