Typographic Design in the Digital Domain: with Erik Spiekermann

Metro, the design paradigm behind Windows Phone is in part, a celebration of typography. In this short film, godfather of modern type, Erik Spiekermann talks with Elliot Jay Stocks about how typography is used in the digital domain and what digital designers can learn from traditional print techniques.

TIP – Go HD and full screen.

Published by Spooner

Creative Technologist at Microsoft in the UK working in the Developer & Platform Evangelism group, he is at the forefront of emerging technologies being developed across Microsoft and champions their deployment to developers and digital agencies. His work is focused around mobile, the web and Natural User Interfaces.

14 Comments So Far, what do you think?

  1. Scott

    Sponsered by windows Phone, the phone that doesn’t support @font-face lol

    Really enjoyed this though nice work.

  2. thebeebs

    Windows Phone 7 does support font-face. The browser update to IE9 went out with the 7.5 update. It’s being rolled out to all WP7 now and should be complete by Nov 2011. I got my update last week on O2.

  3. Gavin B

    Brilliant interview. Thanks for sharing.

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  6. Tim O

    This is a great interview. A superb view.

  7. Greg R.

    Very informative, thanks!

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