About the person

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Jan Middendorp is a Dutch writer and designer working in Berlin. He wrote and edited several books on graphic design and typography, including Dutch Type (2004) and Made with FontFont (with Erik Spiekermann, 2006). He was a consultant for the Museum of Graphic Design in the Netherlands and has worked as a consultant and editor for FontShop, LucasFonts, MyFonts and others. He teaches at KH Berlin-Weissensee and Antwerp’s Plantin.
Jan Middendorp

Labours of Love – Boudewijn Ietswaart, Mexico and ‘El proyecto Ietswaart’


The story of an unusual collaboration between designers and writers from the Netherlands and Mexico that resulted in a family of fonts based on the amazing 1960s work of Dutch designer Boudewijn Ietswaart.

The 16th International
TYPO Berlin 2011

will take place
May 19th to May 21st.