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About Ivy FoundryThe Ivy Foundry

The Ivy Foundry, founded in 2016 by Jan Maack, is a small independent type foundry based in Denmark. The foundry takes its name from the fleuron—a glyph used as a punctuation mark or as an ornament for typographic compositions. It’s one of the oldest typographic ornaments, present in early Greek and Roman inscriptions. The fleuron (or header in Latin) is a stylized form of the ivy leaf.

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Jan Maack

Self-taught type designer Jan Maack. Has worked as an Art Director, Graphic Designer and Illustrator since 1989. In 2007 he released his first typeface. “My goal as a designer is to make fonts that fit the needs of other designers.”