Frank Blokland (?) beautiful typeface

Fabiouser's picture

Frank Blokland designs this beautiful cover. (http://counter-print.co.uk/product.php?pid=1025)
But this typeface was design by him? as a custom letter and ligature?

or this typeface belongs to another typographer?

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Fabiouser's picture

if anybody knows anything about this typeface, tell or teach me please.

Fabiouser's picture

if anybody knows anything about this typeface, tell or teach me please.

kentlew's picture

Please use the Type ID forum for this sort of request:

http://typophile.com/typeid

Or you could just contact Blokland himself via his Typophile profile:

http://typophile.com/user/1688

Fabiouser's picture

thanks @kentlew :)

blokland's picture

Fábio: ‘Frank Blokland designs this beautiful cover. [...] But this typeface was design by him?

The letters on the cover (also on the back) are mine indeed, but actually Gerrit Noordzij designed (and edited) this Lecturis edition on type design by Dutch graphic design students. The letters I made as a student were placed on the cover at the original drawing size (by hand at that time, of course). The backside of the cover shows a very large lower case g (roughly ten inches), also from my hand. The types on right page of the last spread show type designs I made as a student too (thirty years ago). I finished some of these, but I never published them, because I did not consider them to be good enough.

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Fabiouser's picture

Frank Blokland thanks!

In my (inexperienced) opinion, when I saw the cover, what I really consider super super 'good enough' was that serifs and the contrast in the upper shoulder of the 'f'; these details catch my eyes at once. I never saw the back side of the cover, because the it is out of stock and sold. But I really love to see that 'g', and of course the whole family: even "not…good enough"

Again: Thanks a lot for answer me.

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