Journal

Dinamit in use by polish logistics operator InPost

In 2019 the award-winning global creative agency Dragon Rouge created a new identity and for the polish logistics operator InPost.
Our sans-serif typeface family Dinamit was used widely used in various media to support the bold and unconventional vis…

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Revolver Type in Support Independent Type

Support Independent Type is a book about the new culture of type specimens, their impact on design and typographic culture at large. It’s a manifesto for independent type foundries showcasing their work in an effort to promote freshly designed font…

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Le Rosart featured in Page/Novum Magazine

Our long term type design project Le Rosart was recently featured in German design magazine Page.

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The Rosart Project

Hundreds of hours of in-depth research, meticulous drawing, discussion, testing, and refining, ultimately resulting in a comprehensive series of cutting-edge digital revivals: the Rosart Project. This website describes the processes involved and sho…

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Fascinated by spaces

Lukas Schneider was interviewed and portrayed for German watch manufacturer MeisterSinger.
There are around half a million typefaces. Some of them we see constantly, others probably never.
But what are the differences between them? Lukas answers some…

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New section: Custom Type

We added a new section to our website which features some of our bespoke typefaces. The Revolver Type Foundry has a varied experience in custom type solutions. Our services range from modifications made to existing fonts to designing completely new f…

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Surfing Bauhaus

Some of our typefaces are used in the publication:
Surfing Bauhaus—Hessen + Typography
Links, Quotes, References, Data, Texts, and more
Every day, new artifacts related to the Bauhaus surface online, and with the 100th anniversary of the school, th…

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Yearbook of Type

Revolver Type Foundry typefaces featured in The Yearbook of Type. The book is a practical guide that helps users navigate the diverse, ocean-like, typographical landscape in order to choose a font that is right for them, and one that fits their proje…

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Hendrik van den Keere revival

We were commissioned by the prestigious Dutch Type Library to developed a revival of the types cut by 16th century punchcutter Hendrik van den Keere and extend the characterset of a typeface designed by the famous type designer Matthew Carter.
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Newson – A new typeface family for corporate and branding projects.

Starting out from a custom font created in a single weight for small-sized text on supermarket price tags, the letterforms were revised and altered completely, arriving at a new and original design. The proportions have been adjusted to be usable for…

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Revolver Type Foundry featured in PAGE magazine.

In October 2017, the german design magazine PAGE published an article about the development of two of our typefaces, Dinamit and Mondial. The article explains the design process and gives detailed background information.

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Damien Display on large format Billboards in Portland, Oregon.

Our typeface Damien Display in use on a Billboard campaign for All Classical, a non-commercial music radio, in Portland, Oregon. Art directed and designed by Studio Jelly, Portland. Team: Alex Harris, Mia Nolting, Kathleen Lane, Caleb Jensen

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A slab serif style for Young Boys Bern.

This typeface is a custom version of FF Utility, designed by Lukas Schneider. The original design grew out of Lukas Schneider’s graduate thesis project, a small family of typefaces named Gazoline in 2003, whilst he was studying at the Hochschule fu…

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Custom typedesign for Plus.

Development of a typeface for the price labels in the stores of the Plus Trading Company.
The project was designed in close cooperation with Prof. Johannes Bergerhausen and Prof. Ulysses Voelker of the Fachhochschule Mainz, Germany.
The typeface, whi…

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Damien Text in use by NZZ Bellevue.

Damien Text is used by online magazine NZZ Bellevue, the lifestyle magazine for Switzerland.
In 2016 Edenspiekermann designed a new platform for NZZ (Neue Zürcher Zeitung), bringing together three print-only publications (Z, NZZ am Sonntag, and Stil…

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Typeface Damien in use.

The book design by Pixelgarten is the first official use of the Damien Font Family, actually before it was officially released. Damien started life in the Type and Media program at the Royal Academy of Arts (KABK) in The Hague. The family spans both…

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A small showcase of our letterings.

Besides from designing typefaces the Revolver Type Foundry works on lettering, calligraphy and typographic compositions, which are used for logos or mastheads for example.
Here you can find a small selection of self initiated and commissioned projec…

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Presentation at Typo Labs Berlin.

In the practice of the present-day type designer there is quite some emphasis on technical matters. Actually, this emphasis was also already the case more than 500 years ago. For the production of roman type in Renaissance Italy, Humanistic handwriti…

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