‘On the occasion of the The Gerrit Noordzij Prize, Royal Academy of Art (KABK) in The Hague published the book on the work of Wim Crouwel (1928). The Prize is given every three years to type designers and typographers for extraordinary contributions to the fields of type design, typography and type education.
The book focuses on Crouwel’s typographic work, and presents in detail his typefaces and process sketches. Crouwel is known for his systematic and ordered approach to design, and book includes transcripts of two of his lectures. The book includes previously published and new contributions by Ben Bos, Tony Brook, Tobias Frere-Jones, Karel Martens and David Quay.’