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Zapf - a celebration of the works of Hermann Zapf

Misc. // Typography

This double sided poster is a tribute to the long lived type designer Herman Zapf. He began career casting typefaces in lead during the early 1900’s in Germany, but Zapf have been working on digital typefaces as recently as 2006. His contributions to modern typography is substantial, he was one of the first people to embrace digital typography and his fonts appear on computer systems world wide. His most notable creations are Optima, Palatino, ITC Zapf Chauncery, Zapfino and of course the dreaded Zapf Dingbats.