Evert Bloemsma (1958) graduated from the Art Academy in Arnhem, The Netherlands, in 1981. He lived three years in Hamburg to work on the production of digital fonts at URW, the inventors of Ikarus software. After publishing FF Balance (1993), FF Cocon (1998) and FF Avance this year FontShop published his FF Legato.
Evert Bloemsma has been writing about architecture, type design and photography for magazines such as Forum, Page, Graficus, Vormberichten, Prepress Magazine, and Druk. He teaches type design at the Art Academy of Breda and Arnhem.