Dark Sand

21 April 2014

Dark Sand

Calibre in use for Dark Sand by Alain Vonck. Continue reading

ArtFad

21 April 2014

ArtFad

Tiempos Headline in use for the ArtFad identity by Hey in Barcelona. Continue reading

Planning for Protest

21 April 2014

Planning for Protest

Founders Grotesk Condensed in use for Planning Protest by Project Projects in NYC. Continue reading

Abbott Miller Exhibition

21 April 2014

Abbott Miller Exhibition

Calibre in use for the Abbott Miller Exhibition by Pentagram. Continue reading

Gato

21 April 2014

Gato

Pitch in use for the Gato identity by Pentagram Continue reading

Klim LogoFonts™

1 April 2014

Klim LogoFonts™

Logotypes used to be hard. Not any longer! Continue reading

New York Magazine, Spring Fashion

Domaine Sans in use for the Spring Fashion issue of New York magazine. Continue reading

Ministry of Clouds

21 February 2014

Ministry of Clouds

National in use for Ministry of Clouds by Parallax in Adelaide, Australia. Continue reading

“H” Syrah

21 February 2014

“H” Syrah

Pitch in use for “H” Syrah by Parallax in Adelaide, Australia. Continue reading

The Roxy

13 February 2014

The Roxy

Pitch in use for The Roxy by D.T. Practice in the U.K. Continue reading

Maelstrom Design Information

Maelstrom is a reversed-stress typeface. It’s a “perverse” typeface, to be sure, but that is exactly its charm. It belongs to a genre that seems destined to be perpetually a typographic outsider—never really fashionable yet never fully abandoned. Continue reading

Porter & Plot

7 January 2014

Porter & Plot

Pitch in use for Porter & Plot by DIA in New York City. Continue reading

Designing News

5 January 2014

Designing News

Domaine Text & Display in use for Designing News by Francesco Franchi in Milan. Continue reading

Bonnet à Pompon

19 December 2013

Bonnet à Pompon

Tiempos Headline in use for Bonnet à Pompon by Luis Coderque in Melbourne, Australia. Continue reading

Calgary Society for Persons with Disabilities Annual Report

Pitch in use for the Calgary Society for Persons with Disabilities Annual Report by WAX in Calgary, Canada. Continue reading

El País Semanal

22 October 2013

El País Semanal

Founders Grotesk & Tiempos in use for El País Semanal by Solo in Barcelona Continue reading

Diverse Practice

20 October 2013

Diverse Practice

Tiempos Headline in use for the Diverse Practice exhibition by Catherine Griffiths in Auckland, New Zealand. Continue reading

Commodity × Ferroconcrete

20 October 2013

Commodity × Ferroconcrete

Tiempos Headline in use for the Commodity × Ferroconcrete fragrance range. Continue reading

Awards & Accolades

14 October 2013

Awards & Accolades

A chronological list of all the awards & accolades Kris Sowersby has won. Continue reading

OneCoffee

4 October 2013

OneCoffee

Founders Grotesk in use for OneCoffee packaging Continue reading

Alquimie

30 September 2013

Alquimie

Domaine in use for Alquimie magazine by Nicholas Cary in Victoria, Australia. Continue reading

NYC Beaches

12 September 2013

NYC Beaches

Founders Grotesk in use for NYC Beach signage by Pentagram in New York. Continue reading

The Bulletin App

16 August 2013

The Bulletin App

National & Newzald in use for The Bulletin iPad app by Strategy in Christchurch, New Zealand. Continue reading

Anthology of New Zealand Literature

National in use for the Anthology of New Zealand Literature cover by Katrina Duncan at AUP in Auckland, New Zealand. Continue reading

Leighs Construction

16 August 2013

Leighs Construction

National in use for the Leighs Construction Annual Review by Q Brand Agency in Christchurch, New Zealand. Continue reading

Lucky Sod

16 August 2013

Lucky Sod

National in use for the Lucky Sod packaging by pHd³ in Auckland, New Zealand. Continue reading

Auckland Triennial Catalogue

Calibre in use for the Auckland Triennial Catalogue by Inhouse in Auckland, New Zealand. Continue reading

Park Safe

13 August 2013

Park Safe

Calibre in use for Park Safe by Special Group in Auckland, New Zealand. Continue reading

Stable

13 August 2013

Stable

Founders Grotesk in use for the Stable identity by Creature in Wellington, New Zealand. Continue reading

Elle UK

9 August 2013

Elle UK

Domaine and Galaxie Copernicus in use for Elle UK by Suzanne Sykes & Mark Leeds in the UK. Continue reading

Domaine Design Information

The Domaine typeface family descends directly from the Hardys logotype and typeface, which I designed under direction from Adelaide-based design consultancy Parallax. Continue reading

Domaine Opentype Features

Tabular Lining Numerals

Fractions

Capital Punctuation

Old-Style Numerals

The OpenType Features available in the Domaine typeface family. Continue reading

What is your inspiration?

I often get interview requests from students. Most of the questions are pretty standard and answerable, but the dreaded “What is your inspiration?” is also guaranteed to be in there. This is a hard question to answer. I’ve given some thought to what my inspiration actually is, and I’m finally going to attempt to answer this question properly. Continue reading

Poëzie aan de waterkant

Founders Grotesk used for the “Poëzie aan de Waterkant” (poetry at the river banks) poster by the multi-talented Matthijs Sluiter in Den Haag, The Netherlands Continue reading

Verdi

14 July 2013

Verdi

Pitch in use for the Verdi identity by Patrice Barnabé in Barcelona. Continue reading

Milieu Property

11 July 2013

Milieu Property

Metric in use for Milieu Property by Studio Hi Ho in Melbourne. Continue reading

Marie Watt: Lodge

11 July 2013

Marie Watt: Lodge

National in use for Marie Watt: Lodge by Adam McIsaac in Brooklyn, New York. Continue reading

Reitan

9 July 2013

Reitan

Calibre in use for the Reitan packaging by BVD in Stock­holm, Swe­den. Continue reading

Airlie Bank

4 July 2013

Airlie Bank

Tiempos Headline & National in use for the Airlie Bank rebrand by Hexagon in Victoria, Australia. Continue reading

Special Request

4 July 2013

Special Request

Tiempos & Metric in use for Special Request magazine by Paul Sethi. Continue reading

Dumbo Feather

8 June 2013

Dumbo Feather

Founders Grotesk and Tiempos in use for Dumbo Feather by Chase & Galley in Victoria, Australia. Continue reading

Licencing Information

6 June 2013

Klim Font Licencing Information Continue reading

Helsingin Kulinaarinen Instituutti

Feijoa in use for Helsingin Kulinaarinen Instituutti by Cloud9 in Helsinki, Finland. Continue reading

Everlasting Feast

10 May 2013

Everlasting Feast

Tiempos & National in use for Everlasting Feast by Kate Barraclough in Auckland, New Zealand. Continue reading

Hardys

8 May 2013

Hardys

Hardys in use by Parallax Design in Adelaide, Australia. Continue reading

Hue & Cry Light-boxes

Metric in use for the Hue & Cry light-boxes by The International Office in Wellington, New Zealand. Continue reading

Los Angeles Public Library

Founders Grotesk Condensed in use for the Los Angeles Public Library identity by Roy Tatum in New York. Continue reading

Affinity

4 April 2013

Affinity

Founders Grotesk in use for the Affinity identity by Zebra in Singapore & Australia. Continue reading

Contract

3 April 2013

Contract

Calibre in use for Contract Magazine by Thirst in Chicago. Continue reading

Vekst i det vanskelige

27 March 2013

Vekst i det vanskelige

Pitch and Founders Grotesk in use for “Vekst i det vanskelige” by Catherine Griffiths in New Zealand. Continue reading