Akke Kumlien

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Akke Kumlien (1884–1949), Swedish calligrapher, typographer, graphic designer, type designer, artist etc.

He is the author of the book Bokstav och ande (The Letter and the Spirit) (Stockholm: Norstedt, 1948) [1] and of Kunstneren og bokkunsten.[2]

He is the subject of the book Akke Kumlien, book designer by Bror Zachrisson.[3]

In 2004, an exhibit of his work took place at the Kungliga Biblioteket (Royal Library) in Stockholm.[4]

Typefaces[edit]

In 1943 the Stempel Type Foundry released Kumlien.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kumlien, Akke (1948). Bokstav och ande. Stockholm: Norstedt. p. 126. OCLC 269770.  , also OCLC 186300177
  2. ^ Akke, Kumlien (1950). Kunstneren og bokkunsten. Köbenhavn. OCLC 186770474. 
  3. ^ Zachrisson, Bror (1953). Akke Kumlien, book designer. p. 45. OL 20214299M. 
  4. ^ Målaren Akke Kumlien gästar Kungl. biblioteket. Stockholm: Kungliga Biblioteket. pp. 47 p. : col. ill. ; 21 cm. ISBN 91-7000-219-3. LCCN 2004441263. 

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