Erik Spiekermann


Erik Spiekermann is art historian, information architect, type designer and author. Two of his typefaces, FF Meta and ITC Officina, are considered to be modern classics. Erik was managing partner and creative director of Edenspiekermann. In 2014, he moved to a role on the supervisory board.

Erik now runs p98a, an experimental letterpress workshop in Berlin researching how letterpress can be redefined in the digital age.

Talk: Life is in Beta

Thursday, 17:00

Erik Spiekermann treats everything as a work in progress. His work is his life. And vice versa. Spiekermann believes what you do defines who you are; they are not separate. And while everything is in beta, we should constantly be thinking of rethinking design and redesigning thinking. But where do we start? In this talk Erik proposes a series of strategies from his daily life.