June 14, 2016

Posted In: Interviews

Huh? #31

Perpetual Beta is the cool blog of the Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA Graphic Design program. Among lots of interesting mentions, it features interviews of designers, type designers and artists. Ian Lynam, critique, writer, designer, educator, and Co-Chair of the MFA Graphic Design program at the amazing VCFA conducted an interview with Sibylle Hagmann, who is thrilled about the mentally stimulating exchange.

May 9, 2016

Posted In: Writings

Our Favorite Type of the Year 2015

Typographica is in its tenth annual year of contributors reviewing fresh new type. Sibylle Hagmann took a closer look at the beautiful, standard-defeating Buendia typeface family by César Puertas.

May 4, 2016

Posted In: Related News

Communication Arts Webpicks

Very honored to have been featured by Communication Arts in one of their webpicks! “Kontour’s new site focuses on its typefaces, offering a playful and immersive experience for potential buyers.”

April 29, 2016

Posted In: Lectures

TypeCon 2016

TypeCon, the annual international conference presented by the Society of Typographic Aficionados (SOTA) will take place in Seattle at the end of August. Looking very much forward to speaking and meeting!

March 31, 2016

Posted In: Reviews

Elido in Use

Elido is currently in use for the Alphabettes blog. Indra Kupferschmid takes a closer look at the typeface, appropriate for very diverse content.

March 20, 2016

Posted In: Interviews

Educating Educators

inform, the CalArts Graphic Design program blog, features interviews with a spectrum of alumni who are now teaching, Barbara Glauber, Kali Nikitas, Susan La Porte, Sibylle Hagmann, Pirco Wolframm, Jon Sueda, Daryn Wakasa, and Armando Mtz-Celis, posing a few questions about their respective CalArts experiences. Blog post by Michael Worthington.

March 16, 2016

Posted In: Font Release

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.

March 15, 2016

Posted In: Related News

Kontour New Website

We are very pleased and excited to launch a brand new website! The redesign marks a stimulating next chapter for our foundry, and a much-improved way our fonts are presented and can be tested. Two thumbs up for Scott Orchard, a web developer whose expertise has been indispensable. Hope you like it as much as we do!

January 5, 2016

Posted In: Publications

Yearbook of Type II

The Yearbook of Type II is an independent compendium of a selection of more than 180 typefaces. The book features type from small, independent, and larger foundries that has been released in the past three years from around the world. We are honored to be included in the Yearbook of Type II! Our contribution for this publication features Kopius, an upcoming new font family from Kontour.

September 1, 2015

Posted In: Publications, Related News

Typodarium 2016

Typodarium 2016 contains a couple of previews of the upcoming Kopius font family. Check them out!

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