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Gerd Sebastian Jakob

Designer, with Joerg Ewald Meissner at Koma Amok, of BB Afrodite EF (1995, grunge), Autograph Script (handwriting), Autograph Sketch (dingbats), BB BornFree EF (1995, grunge), BB Craze EF (1995), BB Jane White, BB Jame EF (1995), BB LittleJoe EF (1995), Materia Pro (2010-2011, an octagonal typeface family), EF Biba Babe, EF It, EF Literally, EF Little Joe, and Caligari Pro (2011: a German expressionist typeface inspired by the silent film The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)). His early fonts are of the destructive type, and are all published by Elsner & Flake.

At Linotype, they published Linotype Dharma (1997, a gorgeous display font), Linotype Tiger (1997, a jungle font), Linotype Puritas (2002, high-legged letters and ornaments done as part of the TakeType 4 pack) and Linotype CaseStudyNo1 (2002, part of the TakeType 4 pack).

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file name: Elsner Flake Materia Pro 2017 239825


file name: Elsner Flake Materia Pro 2017 239826


file name: Gerd Sebastian Jakob Joerg Ewald Meissner Materia Pro 2017


file name: Gerd Sebastian Jakob Joerg Ewald Meissner Materia Pro 2017a


file name: Elsner Flake Materia Pro 2017 239827


file name: Koma Amok Caligari Pro 2017 239353


file name: Koma Amok Caligari Pro 2017 239354


file name: Koma Amok Caligari Pro 2017 239356


file name: Koma Amok Caligari Pro 2017


file name: Gerd Sebastian Jakob, Joerg Ewald Meissner Case Study No One Medium 2002


file name: Gerd Sebastian Jakoband Joerg Ewald Meissner Linotype Tiger 1997







Luc Devroye ⦿ School of Computer Science ⦿ McGill University Montreal, Canada H3A 2K6 ⦿ lucdevroye@gmail.com ⦿ http://luc.devroye.org ⦿ http://luc.devroye.org/fonts.html