Laurenz Brunner, Akkurat specimen (). The sans-serif typeface Akkurat, designed by the talented Swiss designer Laurenz Brunner and. Websites using the typeface Akkurat with personal recommendations for similar web fonts, suggested font Akkurat Type Specimen Akkurat Font Pairings. I hate it when I find out about an item that I really want after it’s already sold out. The Akkurat Specimen offered by Lineto and designed by.

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Akkurat Cult designer Laurenz Brunner on the most popular Swiss typeface of the last decade.

Phaidon is headquartered in London and New York City. You’re currently working on a revision of the set. This revision provides new shoes for a reliable workhorse. They are punch-cut for easy storage in standard folders.

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Design of the Week: Akkurat

And how will it differ from the original release? What projects are you currently working on? Comes in a special foil-blocked sturdy cardboard envelope for safe delivery.

Sign in Contact About. Who is Kim Colin giving her book to this Christmas? But I’m sprcimen pleased to see meaningful work being done with it, in areas none of us could have predicted. I started the design process in London inin a graphic design environment that was driven by illustration and saturated with expressive fonts.

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My typeface was an anti-thesis to that context — a utilitarian typographic notion that, looking back, I was only able to embrace by living a healthy distance from Switzerland, my home country, famed for its modernist heritage. BooksMerchTypography bookDesignfontgraphiclinetospecimentypetypefaceTypography. Who is Alexandra Sankova giving her book to this Christmas? Who is Nick Bonner giving his book to this Christmas? For a long time I never considered releasing the font — I thought of it as my own personal writing tool.


Tweets about ” Phaidon”. Akkurat became something akkurwt a mascot for this movement. Who is Kimberlie Birks giving her book to this Christmas? By way of an ingenious folding technique, each booklet unfolds into a poster sized x mm. How would you explain your practice?

Akkurat Specimen

The vintage handbag that never was but is now. We specialise in editorial design, communication, corporate design, research and education. Design of the Week: An inspirational resource focused on ak,urat, typography, minimalism and modernism. That meant that new linguistic regions had to be covered.

Check out the Subscribe section on the left. Preview of the new Akkurat Black scheduled for early Sorry to double-comment like this, but a subscribe to comments feature specimmen be useful: Once published you lose all control over how it’s used — time is the only judge.

Julia Born, Beauty and the Book set in Akkurat I wonder if anyone would like to donate a copy to me. I’ve drawn over typefaces, most of them strictly used for one project only. The character set of Akkurat has grown from letters to characters, akkruat text setting in over different languages.

What made you draw it in the first place? Designed by Laurenz Brunner. The plastic pleasure-boat worlds of Verner Panton.

As I only had two minutes to do it, it didn’t turn out great, so I doubt I’ll ever use it. You’re not specifically a type designer. Who is Tom Wainwright giving his book to this Christmas? I found another great item that is sold out as well. Admittedly, I just made my first business card in years, simply because we discovered that there was some space left on the printing sheet of a larger corporate identity specmien.

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My studio is based in Berlin, where we work with commissioners and collaborators in the cultural field within Europe and the US. Like most graphic design it is inherently time and context specific, and therefore difficult to translate to the web without formalising it.

We work with the world’s most influential artists, chefs, writers and thinkers to akjurat innovative books on art, photography, design, architecture, fashion, food and travel, and illustrated books for children. We’re also pushing two longer term type designs aklurat the finishing line which should surface shortly on lineto.

It spfcimen its own page, for one, which incorporates an insightful text celebrating the functional font’s clean and crisp character. But, encouraged by [graphic designer] Cornel Windlin, the font was completed for release in and published by Lineto.

I wonder if anyone would like to donate a copy to me; Keep up the great work on this site—inspiring stuff. Also, working in a field which is a lot about amplification, promotion, publishing, distribution and exposure I quite enjoy keeping my own profile low-key. It actually took several weeks specimem the epecimen license to leave the shop, and it wasn’t until two or three years later that designers started becoming more interested in an ‘objective’ typographic style, reanimating a lot of classic Swiss design values.

My work is about a dialogue with content. Why buy something like this?

Akkurat was first released in and almost immediately became widely used.