Like Helvetica before it, Akkurat has all but taken over the graphic design world. We asked Brunner, now based in Berlin, to shed some light. Julia Born, Beauty and the Book set in Akkurat Akkurat was first released in and almost immediately became widely used. What made you draw it in the first place?
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The influence of the very different design traditions of England, Switzerland and Holland is revealed by the wide variety of projects handled by him and by his masterly implementation of them. Today, Brunner is most celebrated for his sans serif font, Akkurat, which he produced in as a part of his graduation projects. Akkurat is a functional font that has a clean and crisp character.
Brunner won the and Swiss Federal Design Award. In , he submitted projects from to one series of publications, two corporate design concepts and an exhibition catalogue. These commissions are all of a cultural character. Akkurat is quite noticeable. Due to its specific shapes of the letters a, f, g, l and wider horizontal lines the type looks precisely balanced and accurate. It really serves for reading. Akkurat works efficiently at long distances as well.
Federal Design Award. In , he submitted In , he submitted projects from projects from to one series to one series of publications, two of publications, two corporate design corporate design concepts and an concepts and an exhibition catalogue.
Akkurat LL Light Free Font
Akikora By way of an ingenious folding technique, each booklet unfolds into a poster sized x mm. Designed by Laurenz Brunner. Admittedly, I just made my first business card in years, simply because we discovered that there was some space left on the printing specimfn of a larger corporate identity job. But, encouraged by [graphic designer] Cornel Windlin, the font was completed for release in and published by Lineto. Who is Tom Wainwright giving his specmien to this Christmas? This revision provides new shoes for a reliable workhorse.
Design of the Week: Akkurat
Zulkijas Check out the Subscribe section on the left. John, your wish is my command. And how will it differ from the original release? A black weight has been added to the family and a number of new features and stylistic alternates have been added. BooksMerch specimeb, Typography bookDesign skkurat, fontgraphiclinetospecimentypetypefaceTypography. We asked Brunner, now based in Berlin, to shed some light. For a long time I never considered releasing the font — I thought of it as my own personal writing tool.