Type designer Jovica Veljović is a long-time student and teacher of type design, calligraphy and typography; he is well-versed in historical Latinate forms as well as a modern explorer of the alphabetic line as a basis for art. Veljović received his master’s degree in calligraphy, lettering and graphic at the Academy of Applied Arts in Belgrade.

He lives in Germany where he was teaching for 28 years type design, calligraphy and typography at the HAW Hamburg, and presents workshops throughout Europe and the United States. In addition to designing the type families Ex Ponto® Sava® and Silentium® for Adobe, Veljović has designed typefaces for the International Typeface Corporation (ITC Veljovic®, ITC New Veljovic®, ITC Esprit®, ITC New Esprit® and ITC Gamma®); in 1998, he adopted and extended Tiemann type family for exclusive use of the German newspaper Die Zeit. In 2006 he designed Politika Sans and Politika Roman for traditional Serbian newspaper Politika. For Linotype AG he has designed Libelle™, Veljovic Script™ and Agmena™ and for Monotype sans serif family Morandi™.

He has also served as a consultant on Cyrillic type designs for Apple Computer, Inc., Linotype-Hell AG, and URW Software & Type.

If you would like to contact me: jovica@jovicaveljovic.com