January 1, 2013

Posted In: Reviews

Featured on Slanted Blog

The freshly established Kontour Foundry has been featured on the blog of Slanted. Many thanks to Julia Kahl!

December 15, 2012

Posted In: Font Release

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

December 1, 2012

Posted In: Related News

Kontour Foundry Launch

We are enormously delighted to announce the launch of Kontour Type. Our initial retail library includes three collections, AxiaElido and Odile, or close to 70 font products available for licensing and download. More type is in the works!

October 15, 2012

Posted In: Lectures, Workshops

Workshop Typoclub Bern, Switzerland

Sibylle Hagmann was invited by the Typoclub of the Bern University of the Arts to lecture and hold a workshop with students. Fellow designers and faculty members Mika Mischler, Hansjakob Fehr, and Christoph Stähli Weisbrod provided a wonderful environment to create amazing work. The last day of the workshop was further marked by the first snowfall of the season.

October 1, 2012

Posted In: Publications

Graphic Design in Context

Two publications, Typography by Denise Gonzales Crisp, and Graphic Design Theory by Meredith Davis, include work by Sibylle Hagmann. It is a great honor to have contributed a tiny little bit to these volumes.

April 15, 2012

Posted In: Exhibitions, Publications

Tokyo TDC 2012

The Tokyo TDC Exhibition 2012 displays the results of the 2012 Awards at the Ginza Graphic Gallery in Tokyo. The Elido typeface family is included in the exhibition that shows a total of 100 selected works. The annual book Tokyo TDC, Vol. 23 presents the results of the Annual Awards and features specimens of the typeface families Elido and Axia.

April 1, 2012

Posted In: Publications

Typodarium 2013

Two days, Tuesday, September 3 and Saturday, November 16, set in Axia Stencil Black and Light were selected for inclusion in the 2013 Typodarium calendar.

March 1, 2012

Posted In: Publications

Women in Graphic Design

Edited by Gerda Breuer and Julia Meer Women in Graphic Designexplores the question: Why do apparently so few women feature in the history of design? Representational work of Sibylle Hagmann is included in the volume.

September 1, 2011

Posted In: Related News

Kontour Typefaces in Use at CAM, Raleigh

Odile and Elido are employed for signage and the gallery guide throughout the exhibition Deep Surface: Contemporary Ornament and Pattern at the Contemporary Art Museum in Raleigh, NC. Co-curated by Denise Gonzales-Crisp and Susan Yelavich, the exhibit celebrates the renaissance of complexity and narrative form in contemporary design and features works from international designers and artists.

June 1, 2011

Posted In: Lectures, Workshops

OTIS Lecture & Graduate Student Workshop

Sibylle Hagmann was invited to lecture at OTIS College of Art and Design in Los Angeles. The type design workshop with the graphic design graduate students was great fun, and everyone produced awesome modular type in a matter of days!

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