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The World of Alphabets by Hermann Zapf: A Kaleidoscope of Drawings and Letterforms

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Hermann Zapf's Rare Sketches

The Kelly-Winterton Press is raising funds for The Hermann Zapf Sketchbook Project on Kickstarter! A facsimile edition of an unpublished masterpiece of calligraphy and painting by Hermann Zapf.

Quotation from Walter Flex, page from the first sketchbook, 1941.

Hermann Zapf - Quotation from Walter Flex, page from the first sketchbook,

Hermann Zapf at Hallmark Cards - Print Magazine

Hermann Zapf at Hallmark Cards

If you like Hermann Zapf (Optima, Melior, Zapf Chancery, Zapf Dingbats and much more) and Hallmark Cards, Rick Cusick, manager of font development for Hallmark  who oversees the design and development of proprietary fonts for the corporation, has written a book for you. What Our Lettering Needs: The Contribution of Hermann Zapf to Calligraphy & Type Designs at Hallmark Cards (information here) chronicles Zapf’s contributions to the world’s leading manufacturer of …

Hermann Zapf at Hallmark Cards

The duty of typography and calligraphy. Herman Zapf (November 8, 1918 – June 4, 2015). R.I.P.

Hermann Zapf on the duty of calligraphy. He was an established calligrapher as well as a type designer.

Hermann Zapf’s designs for Palatino Italic (here still called Medici) made between 1949 and 1951.

Hermann Zapf’s designs for Palatino Italic (here still called Medici) made between 1949 and

Italic minuscules with flourishes. Ink and watercolour on Japanese paper 1968. Calligraphy by Hermann Zapf

Italic minuscules with flourishes. Ink and watercolour on Japanese paper Calligraphy by Hermann Zapf

Quotation from Rudolf Koch, page from the third sketchbook, 1944.

Quotation from Rudolf Koch, page from the third sketchbook, Hermann Zapf

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