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 way-finding projects like Berlin Transit, Düsseldorf Airport and many others. In...
Born February 3, 1975, Füssen/Allgäu
Studied design at HfG Karlsruhe.
Since 2003 in Berlin: graphic and type design at seite4.
Since 2008: Carrois Type Design focusing on Cyrillic and Greek language extension and CI projects.
Corporate Fonts: InArea, MetRoma, Suzuki, Share, Tern, Edenspiekermann, Russian Railways, ZDF-News, MMH Netrange, Cisco.
Icons: MetRoma, Gravis, ZDF-News, TCHO, sentres, Museo de Art de Ponce, Bosch.
Licensed typefaces: PTL Maurea, PTL Highbus, PTL Sadgirl.
Commissioned work: FF Meta Hairline, Axel, FF MetaSerif Cyr/Greek.
FreeFonts: Colaborate, DuFatFinger,...