Autumn 2004

The organic type designer

Bram de Does, Typographer & Type Designer

Mathieu Lommen and John A. Lane. Idea Books, €65

In the early 1980s, being a type designer was a rarity, and publishing a typeface was something special. The presentation of a good typeface, such as Bram de Does’s Trinité in 1982, was quite an event. Extremely elegant, it brought together the best aspects of the typefaces De Does adored. 


Chris H. Vermaas, designer, Amsterdam

Read the full version in Eye no. 53 vol. 14, 2004

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