Jeremy Detina

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Jeremy Detina


Atom is a chiseled typeface with vertical stress and tight, uniform counter spaces. Its proportions were inspired by the display type on Wim Crouwel’s “Hiroshima” poster (1957) for the Van Abbe Museum in Eindhoven, Netherlands. From these initial characters, a grid was formulated to develop the rest of the alphabet, numerals, and a practical set of symbols. This project is dedicated to Wim, who passed away in 2019.

Wim Crouwel’s 1957 Poster for the Van Abbe Museum (shown in greyscale).

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Copyright Jeremy Detina 2020.

Design that engages the mind and eyes.