October 18, 2017

Posted In: Lectures

VCFA Residency Guest

Sibylle Hagmann was invited as a guest designer and critic for the Fall 2017 residency at VCFA’s MFA in Graphic Design, together with Dr. Dori Tunstall and Randy Nakamura. An amazing few days filled with exchanging thoughts on design and typography with seasoned design educators and wonderful students.

August 28, 2017

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Typographica Nameplate

Visit Typographica and enjoy a nameplate currently set in Axia Stencil in tandem with Agenda from Greg Thompson. Following their tradition, nameplate rotating is one of Typographica’s rituals. So, hurry, check it out before it’s all gone!

July 30, 2017

Posted In: Writings

Our Favorite Typefaces of 2016

Typographica delighted in publishing their annual of favorite type of 2016 in July. As per Stephen Coles: Typographic trends have a lifespan that doesn’t correspond to the calendar year, and many popular typefaces remain in style long after they hit the market. This time around Sibylle Hagmann reviewed the beautiful Rosart designed by Katharina Köhler. We hope that her serif family will be a big hit, gaining exposure long after 2017.

Kopius posters

June 22, 2017

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Kopius Poster Series

Don’t miss out on picking up a limited edition series of four Risograph-printed Kopius type specimen posters, each 11" × 17", lovingly designed by Sibylle Hagmann; numbered and signed on the back. A special thank-you with the purchase of three+ fonts. Lasts until there are no more!

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.

February 5, 2017

Posted In: Reviews

Eye on Seven Swiss Type Designers

AIGA’s Eye on Design Typography feature from February portraits seven Swiss type designers and studios in this post, one of them Kontour. Very happy about the inclusion!

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

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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

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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.

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