Erik Spiekermann, interviewed by Lucas Verweij



"If you want to make financial gain out of somebody else his work, that's nasty shit, that's rip-off." Erik Spiekermann co-founded MetaDesign in 1979 and later FontShop International with Neville Brody, which has grown to be one of the largest manufacturers of digital typefaces worldwide. Spiekermann received numerous awards for his work, including the German Design Prize for Lifetime Achievement 2011.