Gerard Unger - Letterforms from the Edge of Europe

The Dutch typography legend gives a deep insight in the history of typography.

Back in medieval times – when the continent was in turmoil because of migrations, wars and conquests – an impressive range of variation of letters in texts can be found.

A fascinating example for early global design in practice. From here Unger spans an arc to the present where globalisation is a ruling signum. Both: packed with content and cheerful.