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!

March 1, 2015

Posted In: Interviews

Women in Type Design

A FontShop feature of Women in Design to mark the International Women’s Day on March 8. The series of interviews recognizes some of the talented women type designers working today.

February 7, 2015

Posted In: Juried

Typodarium 2016

Every type designer or font label is invited to contribute to this calender project with their latest typefaces for Typodarium 2016. It’s most exciting to be on the jury, together with Jean François Porchez, Zuzana Licko, Jonathan Barnbrook and Anil Aykan Barnbrook, and Prof. Johannes Bergerhausen, to select entries for 356 typographic days in 2016.

February 1, 2015

Posted In: Writings

Idea Document

The World of Type Design — On the Shoulders of Giants reproduces the 20 articles on typography in IDEA magazine into a 530-page volume. Since late 1980s when postscript and Macintosh revolutionized all the typography design and its creative process, a lot of articles on digital fonts, new typefaces, historical studies, internet and other new technologies have appeared on IDEA. This book provides a perspective on what happened in typography in the past quarter century. Dwiggins Revisited, an article published by IDEA magazine in March 2008, issue No. 327 is included in Idea Document.

January 15, 2015

Posted In: Publications

Neue Schriften.New Typefaces.

Neue Schriften.New Typefaces., a 260 page compendium published by Niggli and generated from the exhibition at the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz, Germany, on show during the fall of 2013, is now available. It contains interviews of several contemporary type protagonists who talk about their work. Represented among others are André Baldinger, Verena Gerlach, Jakob Runge, and Andrea Tinnes among others. Axia is presented as “100% uniwidth”.

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