There are clear records of serial families in history. Frederic Friedel with Adriaan de Groot in Cologne At 71 Adriaan de Groot was lively, engaging and also quite humorous in the discussions we had. He creates retail and custom fonts, and made his reputation with his humongous font family Thesis.
Expert fonts include arrows, swashes, fraction figures, alternate styles, mathematic symbols, ornaments. The two hybrid variables present the transition between one system and the other, maintaining the basic features.
At the same time, his experimental alphabets are never arbitrary or random, but conceptually and formally thrilling. Many also appreciate the idiosyncrasies — a quest for extremes that lead Luc as to some of the narrowest, thinnest, wittiest and boldest typefaces around.
Since his fonts are also sold under the Lucasfonts label. From untilhe was with Meta Design in Berlin as typographic director in charge of many corporate design projects.
The Univers program allows the user to obtain a wide range of color contrasts, width, tilting, and weight, to meet the needs for a hierarchy in a complex text within a single typeface family.
On a personal note In the 80s I did a series of TV documentaries for national German television on computer chess and the cognitive processes involved in human chess processing.
This is not exactly the case for Luc as de Groot. LucPicto dingbats for private use at FontFabrik.
FF TheSansMono and others. We also added a bunch of typographic features such as 10 different figure sets, nearly hundred ligatures, stylistic alternates, arrows and ornaments. With this double talent as a type designer and typographer, Luc as de Groot has not yet been fully characterized.
But this is the subject for another article. Majoor has designed other serials. He runs his type foundry LucasFonts and design studio FontFabrik in Berlin and gives lectures around the world. This consists of many subfamilies all starting with the prefix The.
He was deeply interested in the subject, and especially in the consequences for the philosophical definition of computer intelligence. Up to now, there has never been a typeface with such an extensive number of variables and its presentation reinforced the programmatic idea with which variables had been generated.
This has resulted in the Thesis family not taking well to modification: Luc as has designed custom fonts for newspapers such as Folha de S.page 1 page 2 page 3 Free Euro font Released at.
Thesis was released in December Thesis comprises 3 distinct letterforms– TheSans TM, TheSerif TM and TheMix TM, each in 8 weights (Extra Light, Light, Semi Light, Normal, Semi Bold, Bold, Extra Bold & Black) and each weight in 6 variants (Plain, Italic, Small Caps, Small Caps Italic, Expert and Expert Italic).
Lucas de Groot (born 21 June in Noordwijkerhout, the Netherlands), known professionally as Luc(as) de Groot, is a Dutch type designer. He is the head of the type foundry Fontfabrik, also trading as LucasFonts. De Groot is particularly known for the very large family Thesis (a font superfamily with sans-serif, serif and monospaced designs), Calibri, the longtime default font with Microsoft Born: June 21, (age 55), Noordwijkerhout, the Netherlands.
Thesis. Was designed in by Luc(as) de Goot as graduation thesis of his university studies in Holland. It is a typography program that offers 3 alternatives: Thesis TheSans, TheSerif and TheMix.
Jiska de Groot of University of Cape Town, Cape Town UCT with expertise in Qualitative Social Research, Quantitative Social Research. Read 14 publications, and contact Jiska de Groot on. FontFabrik [Lucas de Groot] FontFabrik was established in in Berlin by Luc(as) de Groot (b.
Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands). He studied at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Den Haag, worked from as a freelancer at the design bureau Premsela Voonk.
The Thesis superfamily was first published in as part of the FontFont collection, and Thesis Serif, sans-serif, mixed Lucas de Groot Poster by Thesis Serif, sans-serif, mixed Lucas de Groot Poster by Matias Curti.Download