Interview: Nicolien van der Keur, typographic translator

Humans weigh risk versus reward, but we are often led by our desires. What happens when an established professional has an opportunity in which each of these categories rates high — high risk, high reward, and high desire? If you’re Nicolien van der Keur, you take the leap and scoff at the risks while pushing yourself further than you thought imaginable. And it paid off. She now has Sirba, a family of three scripts made for dictionaries and other textually dense works, and is working on more projects deserving of pride. Read about her process and what she has in the cooker.

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