The new EULA

Luzi‑Type’s new licence agreements makes using fonts more simple.

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The new website

A glimpse in to the redesign of Luzi‑Type.ch

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Easee

Easee, the green-tech company uses Buenos Aires in a fine way for there minimalist visual identity.

Hackney Forest School

The London based Spy Studio designed the visual identity of the Hackney Forest School. → see post

Montréal 360

Studiomiles designed this beautiful 192‑page historical book. → see post

American Illustrators Gallery

The design duo Look Here Design crafted the internet appearance of the American Illustrators Gallery. → see post

The inside

A summary of the design process of Recife and its cousin Valizas. → see post

Let’s have a look at letters!

I will give a talk at 6th of May 2022 at the Bernese Design Festival. The talk starts at 19 o’clock in the auditorium at Schule für Gestaltung Bern.

Knit variable!

I teamed up with 9v9 to create an online tool. With the 9v9 editor you can use the Spezia variable font and design a neat scarf. All made in Switzerland with EcoTex merino wool from Italy.
Check it out at → editor.9v9.ch

Labore et constantia

The book and the printer; an insight into the design process of the typeface Portonovo.

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Let’s talk about space

I often get ask about horizontal and vertical spaces of fonts. Here is a short overview on; spacing, kerning, tracking and line-height. 

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All about Licencing

A Licence gives you a specific right to use a typeface. It defines how and on which medium a font can be used. These rules are defined in the End User Licence Agreement.

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Web typography

This article covers a brief introduction in to web typography and different thoughts on variable web fonts.

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Its the pen

An overview of the design process of Yport; the grotesque typeface with calligraphic expression.

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The Shapes and its Feel

Type can transport more than its written content, objects as well.

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Type; a Design Space

Summary of the design process from 2017 until 2020 of Spezia and Spezia Serif

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Every Size it’s Design

A short introduction into optical sizes and its history.

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The past and future

An important source of inspiration are my old specimen books. These publications were made by the font publishers for print shops to decide which fonts to order and to use in their work.

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Fonts outside

I love outdoor DIY typography around the world, here are some of my favourite findings sofar.

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Combining Typefaces

Pairing fonts can be a solid base for graphic design systems. The possibilities are sheer endless, here are some ideas.

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The new website of the MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) uses Messina Sans.

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Mayawell

Mayawell, the bubbly prebiotic soda from Texas uses Faro in a fun and expressive way. → see post

Un herbier de Montréal

The Montreal based studio Nouvelle Administration designed this beautiful publication. → see post

Mr.Bee

The designer Diano Kitanovski based in Ljubljana created the visual identity of the honey company Mr.Bee using our typeface Koper.

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MJ2B

The Bern based design studio Atelier Pol designed the corporate identity of the architects MJ2B.

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Holzbau Küng

Amrhein Anderhalden, the office for Design and conception, did design the new identity of Küng Holzbau using our typeface Cádiz

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