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

I wonder if anyone would like to donate a copy to me. But, encouraged by [graphic designer] Cornel Windlin, the font was completed for release in and published by Lineto. You choose not to present your portfolio online. I wonder if anyone would like to donate a copy to me; Keep up the great work on this site—inspiring stuff. By way of an ingenious folding technique, each booklet unfolds into specimdn poster sized x mm.

You’re not specifically a type designer.

Sorry to double-comment like this, but a subscribe to comments feature would be useful: The character set of Akkurat has grown akkuratt letters to characters, enabling text setting in over different languages.

Preview of the new Akkurat Black scheduled for early Phaidon is headquartered in London and New York City. Admittedly, I specien 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 job.


And how will it differ from the original release? Tweets about ” Phaidon”. I started the design process in London inin a graphic design environment that was driven by illustration and saturated with expressive fonts.

If you would like to get your hands on a second edition as much as me, shoot them an email and maybe if enough of us akkkurat it we can get our hands on a copy.

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I’ve always considered that letters, the smallest unit of visual communication, were an essential real estate akurat my work, a hinge between language and form. What projects are you currently working on? Akkurat Cult designer Laurenz Brunner on the most popular Swiss typeface of the last decade. But I’m always pleased to see meaningful work being done with it, in areas none of us could have predicted. A black weight has been added to the family and a number of new features and stylistic alternates have been added.

We’re also pushing two longer term type designs over the finishing line which should surface shortly on lineto. How does Akkurat relate to the rest of your work?

Who is Nick Bonner giving his book to this Christmas? It is a bummer that this great piece is no longer available. My studio is based in Berlin, where we work with commissioners and collaborators in the cultural field within Europe and the US.


They are punch-cut for easy storage in standard folders. Akkurat became something of a mascot for this movement.

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That meant that new linguistic regions had to be covered. Also, working in a field which is a lot about amplification, promotion, publishing, specien and exposure I quite enjoy keeping my own profile low-key.

As I only had two minutes to do it, it didn’t turn out great, so I doubt I’ll ever use it. John, your wish is my command.

Akkurat was first released in and almost immediately became widely used. You’re currently working on a revision of the set. It has its own page, for one, which incorporates an insightful text celebrating the functional font’s clean and crisp character. The slow and monochromatic nature of the type design process and the engagement with anachronistic shapes creates an interesting contrast to many processes of our high-paced design culture.

This revision provides new shoes for a reliable workhorse.