Gudrun Zapf-von Hesse

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Gudrun Zapf von Hesse (born January 2, 1918) is a typographer, calligrapher and book-binder. She is the 1991 winner of the Frederic W. Goudy Award. She designed several fonts for the type foundry D. Stempel AG. She served a book-binding apprenticeship with Otto Dorfner.

Zapf von Hesse was married to typeface designer Hermann Zapf.

Designed types[edit]

  • Alcuin
  • Ariadne
  • Calligraphic 810
  • Carmina
  • Christiana
  • Columbine
  • Diotima
  • Nofret
  • Shakespeare
  • Smaragd

See also[edit]


Gudrun Zapf von Hesse: Bindings, Handwritten Books, Typefaces, Examples of Lettering and Drawings, foreword by Hans A. Halbey. Mark Batty Publisher, New York, NY 2002.

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