Erik Spiekermann is an information architect, author of books and articles
on type and typography, and the designer of such typefaces as FF Meta, ITC
Officina, FF Info, LoType, and Berliner Grotesk, among others. Founder of
MetaDesign, Germany's largest design firm, Spiekermann now works as a
freelance design consultant in Berlin, London, and San Francisco, designing
publications, complex design systems, and more typefaces.