The publication Silly Amateur Don't Cry serves as a time capsule that puts a spotlight on over 50 experimental typefaces designed by students and alumni of the Gerrit Rietveld Academie and includes interviews with former students about typedesign and amateurism. 

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with: Jens Schildt, Matthias Kreuzer, Gaile Prackunaite and Johannes Breyer (a.o.) 

This book was officially launched on 28 April 2022 at de Fanfare.