Hans van Maanen
Information about the typeface designer Hans van Maanen and his fonts.
Hans van Maanen was born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, in 1950, has been interested in fonts all his life. As a science journalist and writer, he output many characters at the final end of the production line, but lately has turned his interests to the other end: font designing and digitizing.
His main interest is Dutch fonts from the beginning of the 19th century, the time of Jan van Krimpen, Sjoerd Hendrik De Roos , Stefan Schlesinger, and other less well-known font designers - an important part of Dutch pre-war cultural heritage.
[Hans van Maanen, November 2009]