He Created Art I Use Every Day

zapfI was saddened to hear of the passing of this great typographer. Several of his fonts are outstanding representatives of their class: Zapf Dingbats, Optima, Zapf Chancery & Zapfino. But undoubtedly he will be best remembered for Palatino and the way that, partnered with the desktop publishing revolution on the Apple Macintosh, it helped change the world. Hermann Zapf was 96 years old.

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