Prof. Dr. h.c. Erik Spiekermann Wins Personality Award At German Design Awards 2011

FontShop and FontFont founder, and mentor of The FontFeed Erik Spiekermann lauded at the German Design Award 2011.

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Twenty Years of FF Hands

After twenty years the seminal script fonts FF Hands by Erik van Blokland and Just van Rossum get an OpenType Pro overhaul.

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New FontFonts: FF Suhmo, My New Favourite Typeface

Jürgen Siebert takes a look at the playful typewriter-style slab serif FF Suhmo, and talks to its designer Alex Rütten.

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FontCast #17 — Amman: The City, The Typeface, The Film

The bilingual Latin/Arabic sans/serif type system FF Amman was developed by Yanone for the capital of Jordan at the occasion of its centenary celebrations.

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FontShuffle 1.3: High-res for iPhone 4

Version 1.3 of FontShop’s FontShuffle app is now available in the iTunes App Store (still free). All the type samples and graphics, representing more than 900 fonts, are now optimized for the Retina display of iPhone 4.

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Post TYPO Berlin 2010 – Portraits of Passion

For the past thirteen years Marc Eckhardt has photographed the TYPO Berlin speakers when they exit the stage right after their performance.

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Super Natural: David Carson

Jürgen Siebert, programming director of TYPO Berlin, explains why David Carson simply could not be absent from TYPO Berlin 2010 “Passion”.

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First Graphic Design Biennial Germany–China Opens Next Week

The First Graphic Design Biennial Germany–China features three days of lectures by world famous Chinese designers, and an exhibition of posters, books, and animations.

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