DEVELOPMENT / 2014-11-02

About the Korpus Grotesk

About the Korpus Grotesk

The ‘Korpus Grotesk’ is a continuation and translation of the typographic vocabulary of the serif ‘Korpus’ into a sans-serif font family. It is based on the same transfer philosophy. While the ‘Korpus’ reflects features of hot metal typesetting, the ‘Grotesk’ draws on the technical characteristics of phototypesetting.

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DEVELOPMENT / 2013-11-01

About the Korpus Typeface

About the Korpus Typeface

There has always been a direct connection between developing the form of a letter and the techniques available for reproducing it. Changes in possible production modes have pointed to new directions in typeface design. The development of the typeface Korpus took inspiration from the study of inaccuracies, of a general kind, in the reproduction of letters. Of particular interest were typographic deficiencies found in specimen sheets and proof copies from the early 20th century.

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DEVELOPMENT / 2013-03-28

About the T-Star Typeface

About the T-Star Typeface

T-Star’s features include low-contrast, uniform line width, laterally flattened, round basic forms, as well as cut-back ascenders and descenders. It’s a plain, technical-style typeface that is slender in its proportions and highly economical when it comes to the space taken up by body text. Its appearance is marked by openness and individual characters show surprisingly unconventional features. Where predetermined patterns and systems proved unsatisfactory, shapes were interpreted intuitively, but stringently.

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DEVELOPMENT / 2011-10-20

About the Relevant Typeface

About the Relevant Typeface

A sample of the Record Gothic typeface in Ben Rosen’s specimen book ‘Typos – Das Grosse Buch der Druckschriften’ from the early 1960s provided the starting point for the development of our Relevant. Particularly the medium-wide, normal-weight font was of interest as it appears fairly clean and settled compared to other font weights. Record Gothic was designed in 1927 by Robert Hunter Middelton for Ludlow Typograph Company.

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DEVELOPMENT / 2008-02-17

About the Blender Typeface

About the Blender Typeface

Blending in linguistics means mixing parts, also called morphemes, the smallest meaningful units in terms of form and content. The smallest units in the ‘Blender’ font are defined segments resulting from blending two fonts. Segments were cut from these generated hybrid forms and were re-assembled, recombined as new characters over its underlying strict construction grid. The font follows a rational principle but retains a reticently soft look with its formal conditions.

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DEVELOPMENT / 2006-04-21

About the Catalog Typeface

 About the Catalog Typeface

If imitation was the sincerest form of flattery, then the font Catalog is a tribute to all the classic serif typefaces. The idea behind this type was to bring together the elegance of humanistic Antiqua with graphic design approach in order to achieve both artistry and functionality of a classicist typeface.

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