Bram de Does

Recent articles about Bram de Does

Bram de Does: the king of (functional) swing

Issue 98, Spring 2019


An insistence that technology should match design spurred typographer Bram de Does to create two of the twentieth century’s most beautiful types

Originality and inspiration

Issue 98, Spring 2019


It may be unrealistic to expect that every new typeface will be unique and original, but giving up this ambition leads to stagnation

The organic type designer

Issue 53, Autumn 2004


In the early 1980s, being a type designer was a rarity, and publishing a typeface…

The digital essence

Issue 68, Summer 2008


Lexicon, by Bram de Does, is a type designer’s type design, par excellence.

The digital wave

Issue 7, Summer 1992


The old manufacturing companies that dominated typeface production have been swallowed and largely pushed to the sidelines. By Robin Kinross

Recent blog posts about Bram de Does

Type now: Eye 98 live

28 May 2019
Design history, Graphic design, Music design, New media, Type Tuesday, Typography

Join us at St Bride Library for Eye’s quarterly Type Tuesday on 4 June, with Hansje van Halem, Mark Thomson, Ferdinand Ulrich and more …
The next Type Tuesday on 4 June 2019 is a live version of our latest…

Eye 98 out now

26 April 2019
Book design, Design education, Design history, Graphic design, Magazines, Music design, Photography, Posters, Typography, Visual culture

The latest issue of Eye is a type special
The latest issue of Eye has been printed and it’s on its way to subscribers…