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Walter Tiemann (1876-1951)

Information about the typeface designer Walter Tiemann and his fonts.

The German Walter Tiemann was one of the most important book and type designers of his generation. He produced 16 typefaces for the premier foundry in Germany - the Klingspor Foundry.

Under Tiemann's direction, from 1920 onwards, a new 'school of design' developed at the Leipzig Akademie. It became a centre for the practice of calligraphy. He also founded the first private press in Germany, the Janus Press.

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Fonts designed by Walter Tiemann:

Narcissus
Narcissus SG
Narcissus SG Open
Orpheus
Tiemann

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