Örjan Nordling

Örjan Nordling

Göran Söderström

Göran Söderström

Göran Söderström is the founder of Letters from Sweden and has been designing type since 2006. He is self taught and has published his work through Psy/Ops, Fountain and FontFont before starting up his own foundry. Göran has designed custom typefaces for Acne Studios, C&A, Zeta, Posten Frimärken, ATG, ICA, SEB and others. His commercial typefaces are used by the likes of Red Bull, Apple, SVT, The New Republic, Pitchfork Music Festival, Helsingborgs Dagblad and Rodeo Magazine. One of Göran’s typefaces has been carved in stone.
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Örjan Nordling (b. 1958) was trained at the University College of Arts, Crafts and Design in Stockholm and at the Basel School of Design. He is Creative Director and partner of design studio Familjen Pangea in Stockholm, founded in 1997. Nordling has designed Nordling BQ for Berthold AG, Berling Nova family for Linotype (with Fredrik Andersson) and custom typefaces for Dagens Nyheter and others. Nordling is a member of ATypI and the Stockholms Typographic Guild. In 2004, he received the Berling prize, inaugurated by the late Karl-Erik Forsberg. He got the European design award 2008 for the typeface Enighet (Unity, for the Swedish Trade Union Confederation) and the Red Dot Award 2010 for book and poster Heavy Brands. Over the years he designed several Swedish custom typefaces together with Göran Söderström, among them LO Unity, SEB Basic, ATG, and typefaces for ICA.