Erik Spiekermann

Recent articles about Erik Spiekermann

Postmodern jam session

Issue 83, 2012

Feature

Jan Middendorp recalls Fuse, the type ‘magazine’ that opened up (and put the lid on) a transient…

Six degrees of Erik Spiekermann

Issue 74, Winter 2009

Feature

Visit Berlin, and it won’t be long before you encounter Erik Spiekermann. His…

Meta’s tectonic man

Issue 18, Autumn 1995

Feature

In Erik Spiekermann’s hands, typographic design is a tool for rendering the world more accessible…

Beyond typography

Issue 15, Winter 1994

Feature

Fuse’s talented team is on an inspired quest to ‘Make it new!’ But what is the project really…

The digital wave

Issue 7, Summer 1992

Feature


Digital technology has revolutionised the design and handling of type. Robin Kinross maps the…

Recent blog posts by Erik Spiekermann

Talking about the A-Word

13 May 2013

John O’Reilly reports from day one of the inaugural Point Conference in London, where the designated theme was ‘authenticity’.
There was a little thought-bubble that imagined Erik Spiekermann carving out his lecture, live, on his body, Sagmeister-style, so that the first Point Conference’s attendees would swoon at his bloody authenticity, writes John O’Reilly. But I was glad he didn’t.

Type Tuesday: Forward to page 1

19 June 2012

Managing (Great) expectations with a mix of ‘Pecha Kucha and speed dating’
A thought-provoking evening at the Design Museum marked the launch of Page 1: Great Expectations, the first publication by GraphicDesign&, writes Caroline Roberts.

From sideline to centre stage

11 April 2012

TYPO San Francisco shows the way digressions can become the main event
The level of talks at TYPO San Francisco was uniformly high, writes John D. Berry (also a speaker at the conference). Both days were opened by lively, inspiring women: Tina Roth Eisenberg (below, aka SwissMiss) and Jessica Hische on the second.