TyPO magazine MARIAN BANTJES
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03/04 SAGMEISTER 05/06 KAREL MARTENS 07/08 CLAUDE GARAMOND 09/10 MARIAN BANTJES
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Old School Claude Garamond was a French publisher from Paris. He was one of the leading type designers of his time, and is credited with the introduction of the apostrophe, the accent and the cedilla to the French language. Several contemporary typefaces, including those currently known as Garamond, Granjon, and Sabon, reflect his influence. Garamond was an apprentice of Simon de Colines; later, he was an assistant to Geoffroy Tory, whose interests in humanist typography and the ancient Greek capital letterforms, or majuscules, may have informed Garamondâ€™s later work.
Marian Bantjes was born in 1963 and is a Canadian designer, artist, illustrator, typographer and writer. Bantjes started working in the field of visual communication in 1983. She become internationally known for. Describing herself as a Graphic Artist, working primarily with custom type and ornament.
Grafisk design: Eli Renate Bye Johansen Foto: Eli Renate Bye Johansen Kilder: Sagmeister: http://www.goodreads.com/quotes/483752-itis-very-important-to-embrace-failure-and-to-do Karel Martens: http://www.hyphenpress.co.uk/authors/karel_martens Claude Garamond: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Claude_Garamond Marian Bantjes: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marian_Bantjes
Eli Renate Bye Johansen, Grafisk Design 2.1 A, HĂ¸st 2012
Published on Jan 13, 2013