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LUC DEVROYE


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Ferdinand Ulrich

German typographer and type historian normally based in Berlin. He studied visual communication at Berlin University of the Arts and typography at the School of Design, Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. Since 2015 he is pursuing a PhD at the University of Reading, researching the discourse of type design technologies in the early digital era. With Erik Spiekermann he explores the possibilities of post-digital letterpress printing at p98a.berlin.

Designer of Hesse Antiqua (2018), a lapidary all caps typeface created for Monotype / FontShop / Linotype to celebrate the 100th birthday of Gudrun Zapf von Hesse. It is based on Gudrun's brass cut type first shown in 1947 on the cover of a specimen book of the Bauersche Giesserei. Speaker at ATypI 2017 Montreal. FontShop link.

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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