Being firmly rooted in the font industry for more than two decades Petra has witnessed major changes in the industry. When FontShop was launched in 1989 by Joan and Erik Spiekermann, Petra was their first employee. For nearly 20 years, she has been directing FontShop International.
Today, design is once again facing a change, initiated by globalization and networking. This year’s TYPO with the theme: ‘ROOTS’ looks back on the traditional values of design and style. As a presenter Petra will be as entertaining, vivid and humorous as we know her, to lead the audience through the program.