Ferdinand Ulrich

Ein Leben für die Schrift

TYPO Berlin 2016 Beyond Design | Saturday, 14 May | 7:00 pm | Hall | German

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Gudrun Zapf-von Hesse is a multi-disciplinary designer. In over seven decades she has worked as bookbinder, lettering artist, type designer and even as punch cutter. She has produced numerous books and typefaces for different technologies – ranging from metal to photo type and digital output. Although she has received renowned awards for her work, she never quite received the attention as many of her colleagues in the twentieth century. This talk anticipates a project that honors her lifetime achievement.

Ferdinand Ulrich

Ferdinand Ulrich

Typographer / Type Researcher (Berlin)

Ferdinand Ulrich is a typographer and type researcher. He designs books in his Berlin-based studio, regularly writes articles for FontShop.com and spends most of his time in Erik Spiekermann’s typographic workshop p98a berlin, experimenting and printing on letterpress machines. After three years as an assistant lecturer at the University of…

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