Working With Type – Studio for Type Design
Working With Type is a studio for type design, specialized in designing typefaces and logotypes. The studio is run by Viktor Nübel, who works in collaboration with type designers and type technicians. We love every aspect of letters, from the smoothness of curves, to the expression of an alphabet to the tricky technical details of the font files. Type is fun and type is work!
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Working With Type has worked for many clients, among them companies like Cornelsen, mikrotext, Phoenix Contact, Reprodukt, Suhrkamp and more.
Viktor Nübel is a type designer living and working in Berlin. He has studied social science before switching to graphic design. He has graduated from design akademie berlin with the thesis »Type Attack!«, which set the ground for creating his first complete typeface PTL Attack. One of the most influential teachers while studying was Verena Gerlach, a well known Berlin type designer. After finishing studies Viktor worked in her studio for more than a year. She also introduced him to Ole Schäfer, who with his expertise and experience helped most of Viktor’s typefaces to grow and enhance.
Among other things Viktor made an internship at MetaDesign, worked for FSI FontShop International and FontShop’s international design conference TYPO Berlin, here he was in the main organizing team preparing the program of the conference for two years.
His typefaces has been published at MyFonts, primetype and Volcano Type anf FontFont (now Monotype).
Together with his brother Clemens Nübel he has created ¿©hara¢ter(s)!—A typographic cheat sheet and FontDrop!.
Article Published on Medium
Twista — Escheresque Letters
The typeface Twista, following in the tradition of impossible letter constructions, plays with false perspectives — it tricks the eye and...
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Fun With Fonts
With FontDrop! I made a little web application that shows the content of a font file. Just drop a .otf, .ttf ot .woff-file to see what’s ...
Jan 20, 2020 / Read More
Babetta — Neon Sign Meets Art Deco
Just around the corner from where I live in Berlin is a big street, an architectural ensemble, of imposing residential buildings and asso...
Feb 07, 2019 / Read More
FF Attribute – a typeface (not only) for coding
FF Attribute is a type family of seven weights and an extended character set. The typeface comes in a monospaced version and a non-monosp...
Jun 20, 2018 / Read More
FontDrop!–What’s Inside Your Font File?
How many characters does a font include? Who designed it? Which version is it? What about the copyright? Font files can be highly complex...
Jun 03, 2017 / Read More
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