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Verena Gerlach

Type Designer (Berlin, Germany)

1998, Verena Gerlach founded her studio for graphic design, typedesign and typography in Berlin. Since 2006, she has been working as a freelance book designer for art book publishers alike Hatje Cantz and Kerber. She started lecturing in type design, and typography in 2003, and she now gives lectures and workshops all over the globe.
Beside designing corporate fonts for global companies, she also is working on the typographic production for international, contemporary artists.

In 2013, Verena published her book “Karbid—From Let­ter­ing to Type Design”.
Since 2016 Verena is working as freelance type designer for Monotype.

Selection of released typefaces: FF City Street Types, FF Chambers Sans, FF Karbid Pro, FF Sizmo

How to let students step into the unknown universe of VF

This presentation shows and explains the approach and the results of a one week VF workshop, that took place at the Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology in Warsaw.

Getting inspired by the architecture of the city of Warsaw, the students learned via animation to understand the mysteries of interpolation.

Presented by Verena Gerlach and her student and assistant during the workshop, Maciej Połczyński.

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