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Karel Dyrynk

Czech designer and book artist (1876-1949). Director of the state press Statni Tiskarna. Author of these books: Typograf o Knihach (1925, Druhé Vydani, Bydal Spolek Typografia, Prague: the 1925 version is the second edition; the first edition was privately published in a very limited edition in 1911 by Dyrynk himself), Rules of Typesetting (Pravidla sazby), The Book Beautiful (Krasna Kniha).

Typefaces made by him include Dyrynk Lateinschrift (1928, A. Gregr typefoundry---Dyrynkova Latinka in Czech; Burian mentions that it is from 1930), Malostranska Antiqua (1927), Malostranska Italic (1928), Gregr Roman (1930), Gregr Italic (1931), Otakar Brezina (1946, Statni Tiskarna), Biblicke pismo (1933, unpublished), Konupek Italic (1946, unpublished), and a set of pictograms (1933, Statni Tiskarna).

Digitizations: Dyrynk Lateinschrift was the basis of P22 Dyrynkova-Latinka (2003), and P22 Dyrynk Roman and Italic (Richard Kegler, P22, 2004).

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file name: Karel Dyrynk Biblicke Pismo 1933


file name: Karel Dyrynk Dyrynk Lateinschrift 1928


file name: Karel Dyrynk Dyrynkova Latinka 1930


file name: Richard Kegler P22 Dyrynk 2004 after Karel Dyrynk 1929


file name: Karel Dyrynk Gregr Italic 1931


file name: Karel Dyrynk Gregr Roman 1930


file name: Karel Dyrynk Malostranska Antiqua 1927 Italic 1928


file name: Karel Dyrynk Malostranska Antiqua 1927


file name: Karel Dyrynk Malostranska Antiqua 1927b


file name: Karel Dyrynk Otakar Brezina 1946


file name: Karel Dyrynk Typograf O Knihach Cover 1925


file name: Karel Dyrynk Pictograms 1933







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