It’s thought these salty bread snacks originated in Europe among monasteries in the Early Middle Ages. There’s debate whether they first came from Germany (the german name ‘brezel’ is closely linked to the Latin word for braclet) or Italy. Those faithful to the latter claim they were first invented by an Italian monk as a reward for children who said their prayers, calling the bakes goods ‘pretiola’ or little rewards.
…is a Zürich-based designer who works at swiss studio SchmauderRohr and specialises in typographic projects. After receiving an MA from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, she worked at Kerr Noble in London before moving to Zurich to work for Holzer Kobler Architects. Recent project have included work for Ikarus Records, a typeface for the Swiss Technical College Winterthur and a reinterpretation of an old American wooden letterpress font called Scripture for Zurich restaurant Viaduct.