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Watch Erik Spiekermann’s “Type on Screen” talk at Creative Mornings

Jür­gen Siebert runs the Creative Mornings section for Berlin. At the 13th Creative Morning in Berlin Erik Spiekermann gives a 20 minute introduction to Type On Screen […]

Jür­gen Siebert runs the Cre­ative Morn­ings sec­tion for Berlin. At the 13th Creative Morning in Berlin, he’s asked Erik Spiekermann to give a 20 minute introduction to Type On Screen.

Erik Spiekermann, born 1947, studied History of Art and English in Berlin. He is author, information architect, type designer (FF Meta, ITC Officina, FF Info, FF Unit, LoType, Berliner Grotesk and many corporate typefaces) and author of books and articles on type and typography. He was founder (1979) of MetaDesign, Germany’s largest design firm with offices in Berlin, London and San Francisco. He is responsible for corporate design programs for Audi, Skoda, Volkswagen, Lexus, Heidelberg Printing, Bosch and wayfinding projects like Berlin Transit, Düsseldorf Airport and many others.

via SpiekerBlog » Blog Archive » Type on Screen.

By Itamar Medeiros

Originally from Brazil, Itamar Medeiros currently lives in Germany, where he works as Director of Design Strategy at SAP.

Working in the Information Technology industry since 1998, Itamar has helped truly global companies in multiple continents create great user experience through advocating Design and Innovation principles. During his 7 years in China, he promoted the User Experience Design discipline as User Experience Manager at Autodesk and Local Coordinator of the Interaction Design Association (IxDA) in Shanghai.

Itamar holds a MA in Design Practice from Northumbria University (Newcastle, UK), for which he received a Distinction Award for his thesis Creating Innovative Design Software Solutions within Collaborative/Distributed Design Environments.

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