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vakmanschap sinds 1985 | by Florian Hardwig
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vakmanschap sinds 1985

[craftsmanship since 1985]

On a van of a Polish crafts enterprise in Amsterdam.


This is Sudtipos’ weird Divina, a loose interpretation of Koch-Kurrent (1935, also known as Offenbacher Schrift). This ahistoric version replaces many of Rudolf Koch’s Kurrent glyphs with ‘Latin’ (i.e. roundhand) shapes that were considered more readable to a contemporary international audience. Several of them are clumsy and nonsensical. I consider it one of the less successful typefaces by Sudtipos.

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Taken on July 4, 2013