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Martin Majoor

Martin Majoor has been type designer since the mid-1980s. In 1991 FontShop International released their first serious textface, Scala and Scala Sans, which Majoor designed between 1988 and 1993. In 1994 Majoor designed the telephone directory for Dutch PTT. He also designed a complete new typeface for it, the Telefont, which is still in use today. Majoor’s third serious typeface, Seria and Seria Sans, was released in 2000. It was awarded two type design prizes.Majoor taught typography at several Schools of Fine Art and gave lectures at ATypI/TypeLab conferences in Budapest, Antwerp, Paris, San Francisco and Barcelona. At ATypI Prague 2004 Majoor lectured about his work in Poland. He also presented his new family of typefaces FF Nexus Serif, FF Nexus Sans and FF Nexus Mix which he designed in 2004. It is one of the first OpenType faces that FontShop International released. Today Martin Majoor works in both Arnhem and Warsaw.

At ATypI Antwerp 2018 Martin Majoor will be speaking at:

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