The latest Tweets from Dutch Type (reprint) (@DutchTypeJam). In ‘Dutch Type’, Jan Middendorp presents a comprehensive overview of type design and. Dutch Type. Front Cover. Jan Middendorp. Publishers, – Caractères d’ imprimerie – Pays-Bas – Histoire – pages. Dutch Type — reprint by Jan Middendorp: A long-awaited reprint of the book ‘Dutch Type’, a comprehensive overview of type design and lettering in the.

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English Choose a language for shopping. Read more Read less. All kinds of cross-connections with other foreign type designers will make the national rivers end in a huge body of water. Dudok, and by H. Get to Know Us. Between and I worked on Dutch Typea unique and carefully documented overview of type design and lettering from the Netherlands.

He describes his fascination with Dutch letterforms, and how he got lucky by being able to borrow a copy of the untraceable book.

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I have good hopes the crowd of letter lovers longing for a copy of the original Dutch Type will be big enough to fund it! Nothing to do with me! Diana on Dutch Type: Uitgeverij Publishers; y First edition edition June Language: While there, I met lots of emerging type designers, design heroes, and renowned type writers.

So I switched to writing in English, but at the time my experience in doing so was limited.

Whatever profit I will make will hopefully go into the somewhat experimental follow-up to the book, possibly titled 21st Century Dutch Type. Please try again later. Internationally acclaimed fonts are featured, including designs by Jan van Krimpen, Gerard Unger and Bram de Does and the younger generation designers, Fred Smeijers, Martin Majoor amongst others.

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The book provides insights into the motives and methods of the current type design community, showing published and unpublished typefaces as well as sketches, studies and samples of unknown lettering work.


The plan is to make a book per year, which will in fact be be more like a magazine, with a diversity of article formats and perhaps different authors. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. One page in all copies of the first reprint will mention the names of each person who chose this Heavy Support option.

Check out the FAQ. Questions about this project? As my research became more and more serious and the book less frivolous, I realised I would love working with a designer who was more of an insider.

I was lucky rype to receive help and advice, most of it for free, from type designers and enthusiasts — among others from Matthew Carter, Mike Parker, Kent Lew and the young type blogger Andy Crewdson — who in the mids disappeared from the type scene.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller middenxorp One page in all copies of the first reprint will mention the names of each person who chose this Heavy Support middendoep Less. The event was also the occasion of the launch of the type designer band Wolfraam, consisting of Henk Lamers digital loopsJust van Rossum guitarPeter Verheul guitarDonald Roos saxophones and Donald Beekman bass. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

Save on shipping cost — but with a heavier package, your national customs may get greedy. Published in March,Dutch Type was sold out about four years later. Dutch Type, hardcover, practically identical to the first edition.

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For the prepress I will be assisted by two Argentinian type designer friends who live and work in the Netherlands — Ramiro Espinoza and Paula Mastrangelo, who will revive the moulded Quark XPress files. It took him seven years of midfendorp and thorough research to complete the book and he is a smooth operator. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.


After eight years of research, Jan Middendorp, the author of Dutch Typepresents a comprehensive overview of type design tyoe the Netherlands, tracing back its origins to the work of punchcutters, type designers and lettering artists from the fifteenth century until today.

One of my favorite books on typography, it was worth the high price. Then we realized that the text would be huge, and the translator into English would earn more than the book would ever earn me. A View of Type Design. I also published a lengthy report in Items about the very first typography conference I attended: Reward no longer available. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

Inside Paragraphs Typographic Fundamentals. It is now frightfully expensive at antiquarian bookshops, online middendrp brick-and-mortar, and I do feel kind of bad about that. Jurriaan Schrofer, who was part of the Total Design agency for some time. It dawned upon me that type — especially Dutch type — was an interesting niche where there was room for a voice like mine: Ships to Only certain countries.

I began working on the book the next year, BIS Publishers who also published Items magazine at the time was interested, and my friend Rick Vermeulen of Hard Werken studio in Rotterdam did some early cover and page designs. This is an excellent book from page 1.