Exhibition: “Sichtwerk 2013” – Typedesign

Next weekend (12th til 14th of July) an important student’s exhibition of our university will take place. Every class is going to showcase their works that have been developed during the last two semesters.
Our type design class has been busy preparing their part of the presentation for the last few weeks. Since last week, we glued our specimens for letterpress printing and today we have finally started printing.

Here are some impressions of the fonts I made during the last two/three semesters: a transitional serif (regular, italic), a contemporary serif/ humanist serif (regular) and a dynamic slab serif based on a humanist serif.

Typedesign: My very first font

It has been a while since I wrote about typedesign. To be honest, I do hardly know what to write about it. When one works on something for a time, one often cannot estimate the quality his work anymore. It is not like I did not know that my very first font is quite amateurish. But when I have taken a look at it after serveral month of not seeing it, it is a rather underwhelming sight.

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