October 16, 2016

Posted In: Juried, Reviews

PRINT Magazine Best New Typefaces of 2016

Kopius earned a spot in The Best New Typefaces of 2016 in the PRINT magazine Special Typography Edition together with ten other typefaces. Typographic experts went through three rounds of choosing from a number of typefaces published since January 2016.

August 29, 2016

Posted In: Related News

Kontour Joins Type Network

We are delighted to announce our alliance with Type Network. Kontour is now part of a group of independent foundries that pursue a mission “to find and support the best type and publish it for the best designers”. We look forward to a great partnership.

August 26, 2016

Posted In: Juried

SOTA Typography Award

The Society of Typographic Aficionados honored type designer Fred Smeijers with the 2016 SOTA Typography Award. He received it happily and proudly during TypeCon 2016. Sibylle Hagmann was much honored to be part of the award jury together with Gareth Hague, Ian Lynam, Yves Peters, Helen Keyes, and chaired by Corey Holms.

August 10, 2016

Posted In: Related News

STA 100 Winner

The Kopius typeface family has been selected by the Society of Typographic Arts judges, Neville Brody, Denise Gonzales Crisp and Martin Venezky as one of the best 100 pieces! We are looking forward to the forthcoming publication and gallery of winners.

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.

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