Sketches by Jan Tschichold

The German typographic society Forum Typografie arranged a visit to the type & book art archive of the National Library in Leizpig, where most of the work-related sketches and materials of Jan Tschichold are currently stored. With some other type enthusiast I had the chance to browse through this amazing collection. Here are some pictures from that day …

 

By the way: The typeface sketched in the last two pictures is available as Iwan Reschniew from fonts.info and MyFonts.

 

2 Comments

  1. Stephen Coles 2012/12/03 at 3:41 PM #

    Spot the Monocle logo.

  2. Aditya Athalye 2012/12/04 at 5:40 AM #

    Wondering if these two sketches related or is it just my imagination: the little flowering vine in picture #4 and the “FGS” sketch at the top left of picture #5 (counting from the top)?

 

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