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TypeTools Forum by DTL

Frank E. Blokland

TypeTech FMW | Palace B
Thursday 18 September | 09:30 – 09:40

Theme TypeTools by DTL | Duration: 10 minutes

Opening of Day 2 of the TypeTools forum, ATypI TypeTech/TypeTools forum’s second track. The first day is presented by Fontlab Ltd, the second day is presented by Dutch Type Library (DTL).

Speaker details

Frank E. Blokland

Owner Dutch Type Library | Netherlands

Frank E. Blokland is type designer (of, amongst others, DTL Documenta and DTL Haarlemmer), Senior Lecturer ‘Letters’ at the Royal Academy of Arts in The Hague since 1987 and Professor at the Plantin Society in Antwerp since 1995. Frank founded the Dutch Type Library in 1990 and a couple of years later he initiated and supervised the development of DTL FontMaster, a set of professional font tools developed together with URW++. Currently he is doing a PhD study at Leiden University on the harmonics, patterns and dynamics in formal typographic representations of the Latin script.

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