Wednesday, 10 October 2012
Design Matters with Debbie Millman
This time last year we highlighted Design Matters with Debbie Millman - a fantastic archive of interviews with notable individuals from the design world.
This post highlights a broadcast from earlier this year of an interview with Erik Spiekermann.
Erik Spiekermann is author, information architect, type designer (FF Meta, ITC Officina, FF Unit et al) and author of books and articles on type and typography. He was founder (1979) of MetaDesign, Germany’s largest design firm. He is responsible for corporate design programmes for Audi, Skoda, Volkswagen, Lexus, Heidelberg Printing, Bosch and way-finding projects like Berlin Transit, Düsseldorf Airport and many others. In 1988 he started FontShop, a company for production and distribution of electronic fonts. He is board member of the German Design Council and Past President of the ISTD International Society of Typographic Designers, as well as the IIID International Institute for Information design.
Listen to Debbie Millman's wonderful discussion with Erik Spiekermann at