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Wim Crouwell Interview with Dutch graphic designer and typographer Wim Crouwel at Galerie Anatome in Paris, 02/2007.
  A clip from the feature-length documentary Helvetica, featuring Dutch design legend Wim Crouwel.
 Erik von Blokland Round typefaces keep going in and out of fashion, for many reasons. One of them always has been the media the face would be used for: type on screens and back-lit signs suffers from radiant light. Sharp type will look blunt, and the amount of bluntness that occurs is usually unpredictable.

Erik van Blokland is the inventor of the Superpolator software for interpolating typeface weights weights. Here’s Erik Spiekermann’s Unit Rounded in action.

   
   
Helvetica Documentary Clips Neville Brody & Rick Poynor
Site  Erik Spiekermann
  A clip from the feature-length documentary Helvetica, featuring Dutch design legend Wim Crouwel.
   
   
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