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26 April 2015
‘The Big Interview’ is Monocle’s bold new series of in-depth interviews with inspirational names from global politics, business, culture and design. In this inaugural episode, Tom Edwards meets typographer, designer and information architect Erik Spiekermann, who reflects upon his awe-inspiring career spent making our lives and our cities more legible.
26 April 2015
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