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Gudrun Zapf-von Hesse

Gudrun Zapf-von Hesse

Gudrun Zapf von Hesse is a bookbinder, she was active as a lettering artist, she has produced many graphic works – and she is a type designer. After her apprenticeship in bookbinding with Otto Dorfner in Weimar, she ran her own workshop at the type foundries Bauer and Stempel. For almost 70 years she has been designing typefaces for metal, photo and digital type technologies.

Monotype Studio, Gudrun Zapf-von Hesse and Ferdinand Ulrich
Monotype 2018
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Akira Kobayashi and Gudrun Zapf-von Hesse
Linotype 2008
8 styles from $35
Gudrun Zapf-von Hesse
Bitstream 1987
8 styles from $29
Gudrun Zapf-von Hesse
Linotype 1953
1 style from $35
Gudrun Zapf-von Hesse
Linotype 1952
2 styles from $35
Gudrun Zapf-von Hesse
URW 1991
7 styles from $20
Gudrun Zapf-von Hesse
Linotype 1954
1 style from $35
Gudrun Zapf-von Hesse
Linotype 1991
4 styles from $35
Gudrun Zapf-von Hesse
Linotype 1991
4 styles from $35
Gudrun Zapf-von Hesse
Adobe 1953
1 style from $35
Gudrun Zapf-von Hesse
Bitstream
2 styles from $29
Akira Kobayashi

Akira Kobayashi

Studied at Musashino Art University in Tokyo, Akira Kobayashi began his career as a type designer at Sha-Ken Co., Ltd. in 1983. After working for six years at Sha-Ken, he went to London in 1989 to study calligraphy and typography. On his return to Japan in 1990, he entered Jiyu-Kobo, Ltd. and engaged in designing and digitizing the Japanese fonts Hiragino Mincho and Hiragino Gothic until 1993. From 1993 to 1997 he worked for TypeBank Co., Ltd., where he designed Latin typefaces to accompany the foundry’s digital Japanese fonts. From 1997 to 2001 he worked as a freelance designer and won...
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