Hermann Zapf, detail of calligraphic broadside with quotation by Douglas C. McMurtrie, 1959. Produced by About Alphabets, 1960. Via eyeondesign.aiga

Hermann Zapf, detail of calligraphic broadside with quotation by Douglas C. McMurtrie, Produced by About Alphabets, 1960

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

Hermann Zapf Calligraphic broadside Italic minuscule alphabet, with majuscule ampersand and initials T, J and Z, written as a keepsake for Theo Jung 1968 Ink and watercolor on Japanese paper San Francisco Public Library x inches

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

If you like Hermann Zapf (Optima, Melior, Zapf Chancery, Zapf Dingbats and much…

Hermann Zapf, Hexeneinmaleins (Faust), o. J., 70 x 50 cm, BSK 1,116

Berliner Sammlung Kalligraphie: Hermann Zapf: Hexeneinmaleins (o.

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.

Original drawings for Gilgengart Fraktur by Hermann Zapf, dated March 19, 1939, with a series of capital D variants at the bottom of the page.

Original drawings for Gilgengart Fraktur by Hermann Zapf, dated March with a series of capital D variants at the bottom of the page.

Kanzlei alphabet by Hermann Zapf (1940) for Die zeitgemässe Schrift. From ABC–XYZapf (1989), p. 219.

Kanzlei alphabet by Hermann Zapf for Die zeitgemässe Schrift.

Pen and Graver / Hermann Zapf - the pinnacle of calligraphic beauty!

Pen and Graver / Hermann Zapf I have no doubt that Hermann Zapf was the finest letter designer and calligrapher in the latter half of the

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Hermann Zapf's Rare Sketches

26. Zapfino, Hermann Zapf (1998) — Zapf and Siegel had spent almost twelve months working on an early version of the typeface Zapfino. #typography #fonts

Zapfino, Hermann Zapf — Zapf and Siegel had spent almost twelve months working on an early version of the typeface Zapfino.

Hermann Zapf - Linotype Font Designer Gallery

Font designer Hermann Zapf died in 2015 at the age of 96 years and designed the fonts Aldus, Aldus nova, Aurelia, Palatino and other fonts.

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