Albert-Jan Pool

Albert-Jan Pool was born in Amsterdam on the 9th of July 1960. After studying KABK in The Hague with Gerrit Noordzij, he left for Hamburg and worked with Scangraphic and URW. Since 1994 he runs his studio Dutch Design and designs typefaces such as FF OCR-F and FF DIN as well as corporate typefaces for Jet/Conoco, C&A and HEM/Tamoil. Together with type-consultant Stefan Rögener and copywriter Ursula Packhäuser he wrote and designed a both useful and provocative book on the effects of typefaces on brand image entitled ‘Branding with Type’, which has been published by Adobe Press in 1995. He teaches typeface design at the Muthesius Academy in Kiel at bachelor and master level. From 1999 and 2005 he ran the design agency FarbTon Konzept + Design together with several partners as well as wit... Read more

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