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Jovica Veljovic

Great calligrapher and type designer, born in Suvi Do, Yugoslavia, in 1954. He obtained his master's degree in calligraphy and lettering at the Academy of Applied Arts in Belgrade. In 1985, he received the Charles Peignot Award from the Typographique Internationale for excellence in calligraphy and type design. He taught typography at Belgrade University of Arts until 1992. Since 1992, he is based in hamburg, Germany, where He teaches type design and calligraphy at the Fachhochschule Hamburg. His typefaces:

  • Ex Ponto (1994-1995) is his first masterpiece.
  • He designed the very readable text typefaces ITC Veljovic (1984) and ITC Esprit (1985; followed in 2010 by ITC New Esprit), as well as the Times-like ITC Gamma (1986). In 2015, ITC followed up with ITC New Veljovic Pro.
  • Silentium Pro (2000). This is based on 10th century Carolingian scripts.
  • Sava Pro (2003). These are roman-style caps and small caps, with ornaments, Greek and Cyrillic. Named after a popular man, the archbishop of Serbia, who lived around 1300, and partially named after the main river in former Yugoslavia. Winner of an award at TDC2 2004.
  • Libelle (2009). Published by Linotype, this is a joyful calligraphic script.
  • Agmena (2012). A gorgeous antiqua that won an award at TDC 2013.
  • Veljovic Script (Linotype). A handwriting typeface for Latin and Cyrillic.

    The German weekly news journal Die Zeit commissioned him to prepare an extended digitized version of Tiemann's Antiqua in 1999. He also designed two typefaces, an Antique and a Grotesque together with several variants, for the leading Serbian daily Politika in 2006.

At ATypI 2004 in Prague, he spoke about typefaces for Latin and Cyrillic.

Linotype link. FontShop link.

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