タイポグラファーの小泉 均さんが、このたび「EL」というiPhoneアプリを出されました。
「EL」は、モダンタイポグラフィの父といわれるEl Lissitzky のこと。オマージュですね。

icon for the app “EL”


Here’s a new Apps for iPad developed by Hitoshi Koizumi, the Japanese typographer. EL stands for El Lissitzky, who is known as the father of modern typography. This app allows you to move and set the “2” and the “red squares” , and tweet your complete works.

  { screen shots:  from iTunes Preview }



このアプリは、iTunes Storeにて「教育」カテゴリで¥350で購入できます。
「TypeShop_g Co., Ltd.」の名前で、実はけっこうアプリがすでにでています。ご興味ある方はぜひ。

Hitoshi Koizumi studied under Wolfgang Weingart at Schule für Gestaltung, Basel and now is the leading typographer on Swedish typography in Japan.
He is running a small typography school in Tokyo with the same style as he experienced at Basel. This app provides exactly the same as what we learned in the very first level at his school. That is simple but essential things of typography, clip and paste letters and shapes on the white paper with scissors and tape.
EL” is $2.99, now listed on Educational category on iTunes Store!
The classic web version which is the original project of EL app is quietly stayed here (lines) and here (circle).