Martin Majoor

Martin Majoor (1960–) is a Dutch type designer and graphic designer, designer of the FF Scala, FF Seria, FF Nexus families.

Books 1

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

Articles 6

The introduction to a series of interviews and articles by and about Martin Majoor, the designer of Scala, Seria, Telefont and others.
Features · 1 February 2005 · English · 221 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
This article by the designer of Scala and Seria is as much a typographic guide and history lesson as it is a personal account of his approach to type design.
Essays · 29 November 2004 · English · 3195 words
The background of the design of Majoor’s font Seria.
Typeface stories · 29 November 2004 · English · 1104 words
A mid-90s account of the development and current state of Dutch design and type in the context of its cultural and political history.
Essays · 29 November 2004 · English · 1756 words

Blogs 1

The book ‘158 answers’ presents eleven interviews with renowned type designers and writers, interviewed by students of Type Media postgraduate course in type design.
9 May 2011

Authors 1

Born in 1960, type designer since the mid-1980s. Around 1990 he designed the award-winning typeface family Scala and Scala Sans. In 1994 Majoor design...