Typographer Erik Spiekermann's Process

Erik Spiekermann is a master typographer and living legend within the industry. In the video below he shares some insights into his process and tells us how good design can change the world for the better.

Erik Spiekermann - Putting Back the Face into Typeface from Gestalten on Vimeo.

Spiekermann talks about everything from his osmosis-like design process to typography in the age of the intertubes. And he drops plenty of pithy bombs along the way. Speikermann on tax forms: "I could make then 100 times better in two days." Speikermann on Florida's butterfly ballots: "The forms were so bad they [voters] voted for an asshole."

via Co.Design. Image via Andrew Le

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