Wim Crouwel


Willem Hendrik (Wim) Crouwel (1928–) is a Dutch graphic designer and typographer, one of the founders of Total Design, designer of the typeface New Alphabet.

Books 4

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
A definite monograph about Wim Crouwel going into great depth to understand the methodology of one of the greatest minds in modern graphic design.
This book focuses on Crouwel’s typographic work, and presents in detail his typefaces and process sketches. Crouwel is known for his systematic and ordered approach to design, and book includes transcripts of two of his lectures.
Comprehensive overview of type design in the Netherlands from the fifteenth century till 2004. The book provides insights into the methods of the Dutch type.

Articles 1

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

Authors 1

Jaap van Triest (1957) is a graphic and editorial designer. He designed numerous magazines (Forum, Vormberichten, etc.), publications in collaboration...