March 1, 2011

Posted In: Font Release, Related News

Rice School of Architecture

The Rice School of Architecture commissioned Kontour to design a custom typeface family for exclusive use on-line and for print collateral. The college’s new logotype, designed by Sibylle Hagmann, is derived from the RSA typefaces. Renamed Axia, this typeface family will be released in the near future. The logotype sequentially animates into shape on the school’s website designed by Paul Kremer.

December 1, 2010

Posted In: Publications

Slanted #12 Autumn/Winter

Slanted #12 – “Beat That If You Can! – Women, Typography, Graphic Design” shows work created by typography enthusiastic females among them Veronika Burian, Verena Gerlach and many more. Kontour is represented with an Elido specimen.

November 1, 2010

Posted In: Publications

Graphic #16 Winter

“The Type Archive Issue” features around 50 contemporary typefaces throughout 300 pages. Elido is one of the typefaces presented. The publication includes two volumes, a generously sized type specimen, and a collection containing type designer interviews. Graphic is a quarterly design magazine published in Seoul, Korea.

August 20, 2010

Posted In: Publications

Typodarium 2011

April 5 is set in Elido Initials, and August 13 in Elido Black. The Typodarium calendar makes for happy font days in 2011!

August 10, 2010

Posted In: Exhibitions


The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, MO, features work from Sibylle Hagmann represented together with fellow designers Roy Brooks, Mikey Burton, Kelly English, and Kindra Murphy in the exhibition RBMBKESHKM curated by Bruce Burton. On show from August 4 to August 29.

August 1, 2010

Posted In: Font Release

Release of Odile V2 and Elido

Release of Odile Version 2.0 and Elido. We are absolutely delighted to announce the publication of this sans/serif superfamily.

March 1, 2010

Posted In: Juried

AIGA St. Louis 15 Show

Sibylle Hagmann was invited to St. Louis, MO, to participate in selecting work standing out in excellence from their regional AIGA chapter for their 15 Show. It was a pleasure to meet folks from AIGA St. Louis and my fellow judges Petter Ringbom and Frank Chimero.

January 1, 2010

Posted In: Related News

Goodbye Hello

A long overdue redo of the Kontour website finally discloses itself just in time to greet the New Year. Additional information and new images are now available for review. And, there is of course more to come in the near future.

August 1, 2009

Posted In: Reviews

TYPO magazine |summer issue

With his essay titled “Odile & Elido”, David B?ezina writes about William A. Dwiggins and reviews the typeface family Odile and its upcoming Sans companion Elido in the Czech TYPO.36 magazine. Typefaces reviewed in prior issues are: Archer, Arno, Fakir, Greta, Maiola, and Nami.

July 1, 2009

Posted In: Publications

Lettering & Type

Lettering & Type: Creating Letters and Designing Typefaces, a publication Kontour was asked to contribute with examples of type design. The book includes a foreword by Ellen Lupton and is published by Princeton Architectural Press. Authored by Nolen Strals and Bruce Willen, the title promises to provide real-world perspective from contemporary type interested designers.

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