… is an award-winning Swiss type designer who runs the type design studio Nouvelle Noire together with Clovis Vallois. As well as designing typefaces he is teacher at the type design postgraduate class of the Zurich University of the Arts and an assistant at the research project swisstypedesign.ch.
The New Yorker
Aside from Irwin, Adobe Caslon rules the roost at The New Yorker, where it is used for the body text of every article. The magazine boasts a few typographic and syntactical quirks, for example it uses diaeresis marks in words with repeating vowels, such as reëlected, preëminent and coöperate. Other archaic (but much-loved) touches include little-used spellings like focussed, venders and teen-ager, and the spelling out of numbers, even when incredibly large, e.g. three million five thousand and fifty two dollars.