studio.​​​letterspace.​amsterdam

Next to monthly lectures, letterspace is a co-working space of three independent type-designers with substantial experience in drawing, producing and engineering typefaces.

Sabina Chipară

sabinakipara.com

FOCUS: Type-Design, Lettering, Graphic-Design

hello@sabinakipara.com

After working in-house for big agencies like McCann Erickson, award winning Spanish design studio SeriesNemo and world’s largest font library Monotype, she embarked on an independent journey. Sabina helps brands find their unique voice.

While in London, with Monotype, Sabina designed Rosella, a contem­porary decorative typeface, DIN Next Stencil & DIN Next Shapes.

Among the typefaces designed previously, in Barcelona, with SeriesNemoAura – was awarded with Gold at Anuaria Spanish design Awards 2016.

After moving to Amsterdam she worked with Diana Ovezea on various typeface designs: Akin, Anouk, Bega and Britney.

Recently her collaboration with London based studio Stupendous lead to bespoke typeface design Aesop for Iwoca.

Diana Ovezea

acutestudio.nl

FOCUS: Type-Designe, Font-Production, Graphic-Design

diana@acutestudio.nl

Acute Studio is an Amsterdam-based studio ran by Diana Ovezea, specialize in type design, custom type, and letterforms. Diana got a design-education in Vienna and studied type-design at TypeMedia, The Hague.

Diana released her superfamily Quinn with Bold Monday last year. She also is among the exciting faces on @Future Fonts with Silverspoon, Bizzarrini & Capra.

Next to helping with the development of ibm.com/plex and Bilo for Bold Monday, Diana is also helping with quality assurance for CoType Foundry.

From 2015–2017 Diana developed four brand new type families: Bega, Passenger Serif, Passenger Display, Britney for the new platform FontStore and managed the quality assurance for several other teams in the project.

Edgar Walthert

ewalthert.com

FOCUS: Type-Engineering, Graphic-Design, Web-Design

info@ewalthert.com

During his studies in Luzern (CH), Edgar developed a strong interest in letterforms. After working as designer in Hamburg, he specialised in type-design during TypeMedia, The Hague and at LucasFont, Berlin.

Working part-time for Bold Monday, the IBM Plex project got Edgar deeper into font engineering including TrueType hinting. He also engineers fonts for Elmer Stefan’s PYTE foundry and the Swiss outlet Nouvell Noire.

Next to the release of Logical, he also made a bespoke typeface for DE TONEELMAKERIJ and custom Display and Text typefaces for Swiss Theater production Bühne Burgäschi.

After examining possibilities of liveliness in digital type-design with the typeface Agile at TypeMedia, Edgar worked at LucasFont Berlin, helping with the extension of the Taz type-family.