Interview with Kim Hill

30 March 2016

Interview with Kim Hill

I was interviewed by Kim Hill for Radio NZ in her famous Playing Favourites program. It’s a great format, a casual, informed conversation interspersed by songs I have chosen. Kim is a stalwart interviewer with broad knowledge on many subjects. We discuss my recent Black Pin award, the Financial Times redesign, the NZ flag debacle and bogans. Continue reading

Awards & Accolades

11 October 2015

Awards & Accolades

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

Klim LogoFonts™

1 April 2014

Klim LogoFonts™

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

Silo6 Purple Pin Exhibition

5 December 2012

Silo6 Purple Pin Exhibition

Sentimental Journey at the Silo6 Exhibition in Auckland, New Zealand. Continue reading

The Air New Zealand Logotype Design Process

In late 2011 I was approached by DesignWorks to work on a new logotype for Air New Zealand. I was contracted to draw new letterforms to complement the iconic koru logo. This post details the design process we undertook. Continue reading

Sentimental Journey

28 February 2012

Sentimental Journey

Kate Camp is a poet. Sarah Maxey is a graphic artist. Kris Sowersby is a typeface designer. Kate chose 20 phrases of two words, & splitting them, she sent half to Sarah & half to Kris. Sarah & Kris worked independently on their respective words, only revealing them to each other at the end of the project. No changes or adjustments have been made to them since. This is the result, entitled ‘Sentimental Journey’. Continue reading