Erik Spiekermann, Konstantin Grcic, Mateo Kries

The DNA of design – attitude and role models

TYPO Berlin 2015 Character | Saturday, 23 May | 3:00 pm | Hall | English
Erik Spiekermann © Dennis Letbetter

Erik Spiekermann

Art Historian, Information Architect, Type Designer, Author (Berlin, San Francisco, London)

Erik Spiekermann is information architect, type designer and author. Two of his typefaces, FF Meta and ITC Officina, are considered to be modern classics. He founded MetaDesign (1979) and FontShop (1988). He is behind the design of well-know brands such as Audi, Bosch, VW, German Railways and Heidelberg Printing, among…
Konstantin Grcic © Markus Jans

Konstantin Grcic

Industrial Designer (Munich)

Konstantin Grcic Industrial Design (KGID) was founded in 1991. The work includes furniture and industrial design, as well as exhibition space and interior design. KGID works with some of the leading brands in the design industry. Many of the firm’s products have won international design awards and become part of…
Mateo Kries

Mateo Kries

Director / Vitra Design Museum (Weil am Rhein)

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