A2 is an independent design and typography studio with a core philosophy of drawing new type for every project they take on. Kubel co-founded A2/SW/HK in London with Scott Williams in 2000 upon graduation from Royal College of Art. Clients include: MoMA, Penguin Press NYC, NY Times Book Review, Harvard University Press, V&A Museum, Afterall, The Body Shop, Friends of the Earth, Wallpaper* Frieze Magazine and most recently Aperture magazine in NYC.
Henrik is visiting lecturer at Royal College of Art and both partners are members of Alliance Graphique Internationale, AGI. Kubel is currently working closely with Margaret Calvert on digitising and expanding her and Jock Kinneir’s Transport Alphabet. A2 publish their fonts internationally through Village in New York, Playtype in Copenhagen and the studio’s own label A2-TYPE in London.