The Hague


The Hague (Den Haag) is the third largest city in the Netherlands, located in the west of the country, in the province of South Holland.

Books 4

Dutch Alphabets is a lettering model book containing 46 plates featuring samples by some of today’s prominent lettering artists, type designers, calligraphers and sign painters.
This book is published on the occasion of an exhibition of work by Dutch designer Karel Martens examining his free work.
This book presents eleven interviews with renowned type designers and writers, interviewed by students of Type Media postgraduate course in type design.
The complete Typotheque collection, information about OpenType and its typographic features, in a hard cover limited edition.

Articles 7

This article was written to coincide with the launch of the new Typotheque website and the release of Charlie, a slab serif typeface designed by Ross Milne. An in-depth record of the design process is documented below, including some personal notes on the design process and its historical roots in the slab serif traditions of the nineteenth century.
Typeface stories · 25 September 2010 · English · 1347 words
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
Interview conducted by Luciano Perondi and Silvia Sfligiotti discussing issues of translation, languages, teaching, writing, organizing exhibitions, and having no answer to question about parallels between design and science.
Interviews · 20 December 2006 · English · 4209 words
Peter Biľak, grafico e type designer slovacco attivo a L’Aia, con la sua fonderia digitale Typotheque e la rivista Dot Dot Dot si è fatto conoscere come voce originale e indipendente nel campo della tipografia e della riflessione critica sul design. Due anni fa ha iniziato una collaborazione con il Nederlands Dans Theater e il coreografo Lukáš Timulak, con il quale progetta e mette in scena performance di danza contemporanea. Lo abbiamo intervistato a Milano, nel cortile della nuova sede Aiap, il 30 maggio di quest’anno, il giorno dopo la sua conferenza all’Istituto Europeo di Design.
Interviews · 20 December 2006 · Italian · 3944 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

Blogs 3

Thuraya is a new Arabic display typeface, a contemporary interpretation of the complex Diwani style emphasising calligraphic features.
9 May 2011
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
Introducing a new typeface by Ross Milne, Charlie, a slab serif typeface created for use in print and exhibition settings
17 September 2010

Authors 13

Peter Verheul is a Dutch type designer and teacher. He studied graphic and typographic design at the Royal Academy of Art (KABK) in The Hague. Since 1...
Kai Bernau is a graphic and typeface designer from Germany. He lives and works in The Hague, Netherlands, where he is a co-founder of Atelier Carvalho...
Koninklijke Academie van Beeldende Kunsten (Royal Academy of Art, The Hague), home of TypeMedia, Masters course in type design....
Jon Glarbo born 1979 in Copenhagen. He received a Master in typography and type design from Type and Media at the Royal Academy of Art, Netherlands in...
TypeMedia is a one year master course in type design at the Royal Academy of Arts in The Hague. The students in 2009/2010 were: Brigitte Schuster, Fra...

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Typotheque is a type foundry and graphic design & typography studio from The Hague, Netherlands that develops and sells original Latin and non-Latin typefaces