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 and FontShop.

He is behind the design of well-know brands such as Audi, Bosch, Volkswagen, German Railways and Heidelberg Printing, among others; information systems for Berlin Transit and Düsseldorf Airport and for publications like The Economist.

Today he is managing partner and creative director of Edenspiekermann. Erik lives and works in Berlin, London and San Francisco. He owns twelve bicycles and has more than 250,000 followers on Twitter.


Is there life before death?

What do we do, how do we do it and why do we get up every morning to go to work?

A look at our processes, projects, tools, likes and dislikes.

Told from a background of more than 40 years running design studios in different cultures and environments.


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