The by-line of this latest work of Jan Middendorp discribes it quite well: The Independent Foundries Handbook. The Type Navigator introduces twenty small, and very small type foundries and their work. It is beautifully designed by TwoPoints.net, based out of Barcelona and comes with a CD-Rom, which contains 100 typefaces especially made available for this book.
Author Jan Middendorp, TwoPoints.Net
Dimensions 24 × 30 cm
Edition Hardcover, Die Gestalten
Available 114 USD / 85.- Euro, available from our own book store.
Made with FontFont
“Made with FontFont” is a companion to “FiFFteen”, an exhibition celebrating FontFont and FUSE. Edited by Erik Spiekermann and Jan Middendorp, it showcases the history and influence of the award-winning foundry with real-world examples of FontFonts in use. Presented here is the typeface ffBlocker.
Author Jan Middendorp and Erik Spiekermann
Dimensions 11.7"x8.26" (inches)
Available 59 USD / 49 Euro at fontshop.com
e (FontShop magazine #11)
This special edition of the FontShop magazine was published to the occasion of Erik Spiekerman receiving the third Gerrid Noorzij price on February 18, 2006. It contains contribution and dedications by numerous dutch designers and friends showcasing a brief history of Eriks work and his influence of the contemporary type design scene. Presented here is the typeface ffBlocker.
Dimensions 17x33 mm
Ha daar gaat er een van mij (Hey, there goes one of mine!)
This is a book about design in the Hague/Netherlands from 1945-2004. Presented here is the typeface ffBlocker.
Author Jan Middendorp
Design Huug Schipper
Dimensions 6.75"x9.5" (inches)
ISBN 978 90 6450 436 5
Available 49.— Euro, on the Kombinat-Typefounders website.
Interview conducted by Emanuela Fechete. Read it here...
Publisher Jos Fritz Verlag Freiburg, 2003
Backissues and subscriptions International: Bruil & von de Staay
Schriften österreichischer Designer (Typefaces of Austrian Designers)
In 1998 part five of an irregularly published newsletter showcasing Austrian type designers was dedicated to the "InterFamily". Read it here.
Dimensions A4, 8.3"x11.7" (inches)
Edition six page loose leaf newsletter
Publisher Design Austria (the Society of Austrian Graphic Designers), DA Berufsverband der Grafik-Designer, Illustratoren und Produkt-Designer, Vienna
Available Out of print
Haagse Letters (Letters from The Hague)
"InterPol" and "InterSerif", early versions of the typeface family Interpol Serif and Interpol Sans were published in the book Haagse Letters in 1996.
Author Mathieu Lommen
Publisher Buitenkant (1996)
Design Peter Verheul
Dimensions 5.8"x9.75" (inches)
Available only antiquarian and with a lot of luck. Try the bookfinder.com
KABK Eindexamenboek (KABK Degree Show Book)
Every year the Royal Academy of Fine Arts produces a book featuring student work, one graduate per page. Typefaces presented here are Interpol Serif and Interpol Sans.
In 1996 the KABK, Royal Academy of Fine Arts hosted the annual ATypI conference in Den Haag and to that occasion published this book, showcaseing the state of type design education at the academy. Typefaces presented here are ffMutilated and Interpol Serif / Interpol Sans.
Sluitzegels voor Tuberculose Bestrijding (Sealing Stamps for Fighting Tuberculosis)
Catalog of the second design contest held by the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in cooperation the Royal Dutch Tuberculosis Foundation for the design of the annual sealing stamp. Winning designs by Maaike Janssen and Hannes Famira.