Hans Eduard Meier
–The Development of Script and Type (paperback)
Hans Eduard Meier’s endeavors for the sake of good letterforms are deeply rooted. Taking calligraphy as a point of departure. His life-long work with typefaces has been highly fruitful. The publication at hand is a concise, fundamental course of instruction intrinsic in nature. It makes a broad connection between the Greek lapidary typeface and contemporary printed types. Its 72 type variations allow the viewer and student to follow the history of typefaces on the one hand, while offering students of calligraphy the best samples by providig more than 60 hand-written examples by the author.