Ektypon is about our background (hiphop), what we love (caps), like (personalized things) and believe in (craftsmanship).
The name Ektypon is a conflation of words and a Greek word meaning printed images.
We enjoy to design typefaces, lettering and calligraphy. Putting these on custom-made caps and giving the hats some exclusiveness.
By the Amsterdam Cap the idea popped up to create an iconic hat for the citizens of Amsterdam. The initial is a custom-made typeface, based on lettering used by New York City DJ’s and B-Boys on their garment in the ’70s and ’80s. Back in the days only sold as iron-on transfers in a few local shops. A homage to the DIY hiphop culture.
The E-snapback is a limited edition of 50 brand caps!