Jakob Runge

FF Franziska: Ein bisschen von allem bitte!

TYPO Berlin 2015 Character | Saturday, 23 May | 12:00 pm | Show | German

Typefaces have barely changed since the 15th century, and the hybrid FF Franziska also incorporates many elements that already existed. Nonetheless, it has become a modern font family with a strong character. In his presentation, creator Jakob Runge uses wit and information to tell us how that happened, and explains the concepts behind the strokes – from the first sketch to examples of its initial application.

Jakob Runge

Jakob Runge

Type Designer (Munich)

Jakob Runge is specialised in developing typefaces and custom letterings for corporate and editorial design. After studying communication design at University of Applied Sciences in Würzburg (BA) and Muthesius Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Kiel (MA), he is now working in Munich as an independent type and brand…

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