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What about the typographical offspring in Germany?
How do the students handle typography?
How does the typographical education look like in Germany and elsewhere?

»typoversity« presents current projects from education and studies with the main emphasis »typography« and also teachers are given insights. In interviews with Prof. Heike Grebin, Prof. Nora Gummert-Hauser, Prof. Jürgen Huber & Christian Hanke, Prof. Indra Kupferschmid, Prof. Jay Rutherford, Prof. Betina Müller, Prof. Ulrike Stoltz, Prof. Rayan Abdullah and Dan Reynolds they report about their teaching concepts and tell us how they motivate students and fill them with enthusiasm for studying typography. »typoversity« discusses the role of the typography for the work as a designer and her social relevance. »typoversity« is focused on quality of typographical bases and delight in experimentation.

The book has been published by Norman Beckmann Verlag & Design and was produced with kind support of Bölling Prägedruck from Bad Soden, who took on the cover printing via letterpress and the Büro Dunst, which provided the fonts Novel Sans Pro and Novel Pro.

About the authors:
Patrick Marc Sommer lives and works as designer and production manager in Berlin. His main emphases are in the fields of print media: corporate publishing, book & magazine design and production. Besides he is an editor since 2005, among others for Encore, Slanted (typo weblog & magazine) and as a co-editor of the magazine of Design made in Germany.

Nadine Rossa lives and works as a freelance illustrator and designer in Berlin. Within the last few years she has worked for different agencies and start-ups and studied communication design in Berlin. Her main emphases are in the fields of screen design, typography and illustration. Since 2009 she is co-editor of the magazine of Design made in Germany.

Andrea Schmidt studied graphic and interface design an the Hochschule Anhalt in Dessau. Since 2000 she lives and works as a typograher and designer in Berlin. Among others she taught typography at the FH Potsdam, the Universität der Künste Berlin and the China Academy of Art Hangzhou. She researches the area of the multilingual typography after numerous stay abroads. Since 2010 Andrea Schmidt is co-editor in the publishing house J. Frank | Berlin, that devotes itself to intercultural literature and illustration projects.

Title: typoversity
Authors: Patrick Marc Sommer, Nadine Roßa, Andrea Schmidt
Publisher: Norman Beckmann Verlag & Design
Content: 240 pages
Format: 210 × 240 mm
Processing: letterpress, adhesive binding
Text: german
ISBN: 978-3-939028-25-3
Price: 24,90 EUR incl. tax, excl. shipping costs
Website: www.typoversity.com

TDC58 Type Directors Club New York 2012, Certificate of Typographic Excellence
ED-Awards European Design 2012, Silver

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