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Hildegard Korger

Calligrapher (b. 1935, Reichenberg) and professor of calligraphy and writing at HGB Leipzig. Hildegard Korger was a teacher and professor at the Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst Leipzig since 1968. Her calligraphic typeface Daphna, aka Typo-Skript, was published by Typoart in 1965. See also here. She published Kis Antiqua and Kis Kursiv in 1984 at Typoart.

Author of Handbook of Typer and Lettering (1992, Design Press), a translation of the sixth edition of Schrift und Schreiben (Fachbuchverlag GmnH Leipzig, 1986)

Digital revivals: Ingo Preuss revived Daphne as Daphne (2004). ARTypes revived it as Typoskript AR in 2010. And Ralph M. Unger created his own revival, Typoskript Pro (2010). Two other calligraphic hands wrre turned into typefaces by Ingo Preuss, who called them Floridana and Korger Hand (2004). In 2009, Elsner & Flake published the Kis Now typeface family. Klingspor link. MyFonts link. Picture.

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