Neville Brody & Erik Spiekermann at the Berlin Wall, November 1989
In 1989 Joan and Erik Spiekermann founded FontShop. That same year the Berlin Wall came down. On a visit to Berlin Neville Brody – who would co-found the FontFont library with Erik one year later – chipped away a fragment of the Wall, a moment immortalised by Joan. FSI FontShop International and its Berlin-based type foundry FontFont today celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall.
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