April 4, 2017

Posted In: Font Release

Font Release Kopius Condensed

We are happy and excited to announce the release of Kopius Condensed! Seven new narrow styles with an amiable and alluring flair expand the multitude of the Kopius type family and provide increased typographic range and applications.

March 16, 2016

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Font Release Kopius

We are proudly introducing Kopius, a contemporary serif type family that features friendly characteristics with round, open counters conveying a relaxed ambiance. This upbeat type comes with a multitude of weights to satisfy any fanciful appetite for a colorful typographic palette. The Kopius collection contains pertinent labels, weight-adjusted arrows, and word logos combined with broad language support and more.

December 15, 2012

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New Font Release Axia

Axia is a robust Sans Serif of concise letter forms with ten weights, published just before the end of 2012. The family’s main feature is comprised of harmonized line width of each, the Roman and Italic weights. Text set in Light or Black results in the same fit. Two Stencil Display weights with a unique aesthetic and perfect for captivating type sizes add further distinctive typographic options

March 1, 2011

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Rice School of Architecture

The Rice School of Architecture commissioned Kontour to design a custom typeface family for exclusive use on-line and for print collateral. The college’s new logotype, designed by Sibylle Hagmann, is derived from the RSA typefaces. Renamed Axia, this typeface family will be released in the near future. The logotype sequentially animates into shape on the school’s website designed by Paul Kremer.

August 1, 2010

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Release of Odile V2 and Elido

Release of Odile Version 2.0 and Elido. We are absolutely delighted to announce the publication of this sans/serif superfamily.

October 15, 2006

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Swiss Federal Design Grant

The typeface family Odile received the Swiss Federal Design Awards 2006, “Selected—Awarded”, by the Swiss Federal Office of Culture. The awarded designs are presented in an accompanying catalog and an exhibition at the Museum für Gestaltung in Zürich, Switzerland, displays the selected works. The typeface family Odile was awarded before its public release and distribution.