• Erik Spiekermann
    Erik Spiekermann

    Erik Spiekermann is information architect, type designer and author. Two of his typefaces, FF Meta and ITC Officina, are considered to be modern classics. He founded MetaDesign (1979) and FontShop (1988). He is behind the design of well-know brands such as Audi, Bosch, VW, German Railways and Heidelberg Printing, among others; information systems for Berlin Transit and Düsseldorf Airport and for publications like The Economist.I n 2011 he received the German National Design Award for Lifetime Achievement and the TDC Medal.Today he is managing partner and creative director of Edenspiekermann with offices in Berlin, Amsterdam and San Francisco.