I will give a presentation about my type design practice on the 6th of April 2024 at the → Tag der Schrift in Zurich.
We have rethought our test fonts, considerably expanding the character set to cater to the needs of both designers and students.
Our entire collection of typeface trailers
The Valpo Typeface at the junction of Calligraphy and Typography
My latest typographic discoveries, this time from Liguria, Italy.
A world map showcases how Spezia and Spezia Serif can creatively stretch typographic possibilities.
Luzi Type celebrates its 10th anniversary: A retrospective journey.
The new Latin Complete language support makes my typefaces even more flexible and inclusive.
Designing delicious experiences; Pentagram crafts brand identity for the 53 Asian Restaurant.
Discover the captivating world of Markus Raetz: an enchanting catalogue raisonné.
A beautiful art book about the artist Jared Bark and his book towers, set in Beirut Display.
My take on the type anatomy cheat sheet.
Some typographic discoveries from my last visit in Buenos Aires, Valparaíso and Santiago de Chile.
I am honoured to receive this year the Newcomer Bernese Design Award.
Isabelle Vaverka and Hamid Sallali designed the new visual identity of the Amsterdam Museum using Messina Serif.
The cost of a Web‑Licence is calculated with the amount of monthly page views. Here is what you need to know.
When there is a problem with a typeface, it’s time to clear the font cache; here is how.
The design process of Isola; a careful remake of Venus Grotesk.
George&Harrison did design a beautiful architecture book using Lynstone.
Luzi‑Type’s new licence agreements makes using fonts more simple.
A glimpse in to the redesign of Luzi‑Type.ch
Easee, the green-tech company uses Buenos Aires in a fine way for there minimalist visual identity.
The London based Spy Studio designed the visual identity of the Hackney Forest School.
Studiomiles designed this beautiful 192‑page historical book.
The design duo Look Here Design crafted the internet appearance of the American Illustrators Gallery. → see post
The Bernese fashion label 9veces9 uses Spezia in a subtle way.
A summary of the design process of Recife and its cousin Valizas.
Some typographic discoveries from Apulian city Leece.
The book and the printer; an insight into the design process of the typeface Portonovo.
I often get ask about horizontal and vertical spaces of fonts. Here is a short overview on; spacing, kerning, tracking and line-height.
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.
This article covers a brief introduction in to web typography and different thoughts on variable web fonts.
An overview of the design process of Yport; the grotesque typeface with calligraphic expression.
Type can transport more than its written content, objects as well.
Summary of the design process of Spezia and Spezia Serif
A short introduction into optical sizes and its history.
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.
Some typographic discoveries from Montevideo, Valparaíso, Limache and Santiago de Chile.
Pairing fonts can be a solid base for graphic design systems. The possibilities are sheer endless, here are some ideas.
The new website of the MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) uses Messina Sans.
Mayawell, the bubbly prebiotic soda from Texas uses Faro in a fun and expressive way.
The Montreal based studio Nouvelle Administration designed this beautiful publication.
The designer Diano Kitanovski based in Ljubljana created the visual identity of the honey company Mr.Bee using the typeface Koper.
The Bern based design studio Atelier Pol designed the corporate identity of the architects MJ2B.
Amrhein Anderhalden, the office for Design and conception, did design the new identity of Küng Holzbau using the typeface Cádiz