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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Design of the Week: Akkurat

What links these four products? We specialise in editorial design, communication, corporate design, research and education. Little kids and big design lovers will adore these gifts. Basket 0 Checkout Sign in. For a long time I never considered releasing the font — I thought of it as my own personal writing tool.

Sign in Contact About. Who is Kim Colin giving her book to specimeh Christmas? You’re not specifically a type designer. What projects are you currently working on? We work with the world’s most influential artists, chefs, writers and thinkers to produce innovative books on art, photography, design, architecture, fashion, food and travel, and illustrated books for children.

Designed by Laurenz Brunner. How would you explain your practice? The plastic pleasure-boat worlds of Verner Panton. This revision provides new shoes for a reliable workhorse. Sorry to double-comment like this, but a akkirat to comments feature would be useful: Who is Stefan Sagmeister giving his book to this Christmas?


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I wonder if anyone would like to donate a copy to me. But I’m always pleased to see meaningful work being done with it, in areas none of us could have predicted. The concept of Akkurat was to shape a more universal tool, which I felt in the end could only go full circle by marooning it into in a broader context. Akkurat akkurwt something of a mascot for this movement.

Once published you lose all control over how it’s used — time is the only judge. You’re currently working on a revision of the set. And how will it differ from the original release? Like most graphic design it is inherently time and context specific, and therefore difficult to translate to the web without spwcimen it.

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Akkurat was first released in and almost immediately became widely used. A black weight has been added to the family and a number of new features and stylistic alternates have been added.

They are punch-cut for easy storage in standard folders. Laurenz Brunner, Akkurat Specimen We asked Brunner, now based in Berlin, to shed some light. Julia Born, Beauty and the Book set in Akkurat Since the release of Akkurat nearly 10 years ago, the font has specimej its own life out there, far away from home, and has had some very successful and some very ugly relationships.

But, encouraged by [graphic designer] Cornel Windlin, the font was completed for release in and published by Lineto.

Akkurat Cult designer Laurenz Akjurat on the most popular Swiss typeface of the last decade. Design of the Week: What made you draw it in the first place?


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. By way of an ingenious folding technique, each booklet unfolds into a poster sized x mm. It has its own page, for one, which incorporates an insightful text celebrating the functional font’s clean and crisp character.

Who akkura Kimberlie Birks giving her book to this Christmas? It is a bummer that this great piece is no longer available. I started the design process in London inin a graphic design environment that was driven by illustration and saturated with expressive fonts. We’re also pushing two longer term type designs over the finishing line which specimfn surface shortly on lineto.

The character set of Akkurat has grown from letters to characters, enabling text setting in over different languages. Check out the Subscribe section on the left. Phaidon is headquartered in London and New York City.

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The slow and monochromatic nature of the type akkkurat process and the engagement with anachronistic shapes creates an interesting contrast to many processes of our high-paced design culture.

How does Akkurat relate to the rest of your work? I’m interested in the equilibrium of high and low culture, concept and improvisation, historical awareness and progressive technology.