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I’m an independent IT consultant and entrepreneur in the Internet and software business. I’m interested in design, enterprise applications, web apps and SaaS products. I design and develop business solutions and applications. I help companies in terms of software quality and knowledge transfer, e.g. with Angular and Spring Boot.

Fonts in use: Typefaces in the wild

I like the simple elegance of type, the multitude of typefaces - from very ancient to very modern - available today and the vast range of intent, identity, tone and voice typefaces allow you to convey. I think you could say I'm fond of fonts (though as any type nerd will tell you there's a subtle, yet distinct, though today not anymore relevant difference between the two) ... Seeing fonts in use in the wild is really intriguing because it shows what ... Read more

Erik Spiekermann on Type as Visual Language

At this year's beyond tellerrand design conference Erik Spiekermann talked about type as visible language. Erik Spiekermann is a design and typography legend. Having started his career in the early 1970s he's been a both prolific and seminal designer. He's worked for BVG, Deutsche Bahn, Düsseldorf Airport, Audi, Volkswagen and Heidelberg Printing. So, chances are you've already come across some of his works and you've most certainly seen one of the typefaces designed by him. Besides imparting lots of knowledge on type, typefaces ... Read more