The Tasman family was conceived in 2009 as my final project in the Type and Media masters course at The Royal Academy of Art in The Hague. I extended the family in 2011 and it is scheduled for release in 2014 by the Belgian OurType foundry. Tasman is a sturdy, warm general purpose type family. Its characters are unambiguous: strong serifs, punctuation and diacritics, large small caps and hybrid figures, and strong shifts in weight between styles. Tasman was first conceived as a typeface for newspapers: the personality is as warm and playful as possible without losing the tone required to deliver all kinds of news.
Short interview regarding Tasman in Desktop Magazine, June 2011