Ministry of Clouds

21 February 2014

Ministry of Clouds

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

Awards & Accolades

14 October 2013

Awards & Accolades

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

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

Airlie Bank

4 July 2013

Airlie Bank

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

Grubenmann Museum

20 February 2013

Grubenmann Museum

National in use for the Grubenmann Museum by TGG Hafen Senn Stieger in St. Gallen, Switzerland. Continue reading

Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates

National & Newzald in use for the Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates identity by Project Projects in New York City. Continue reading

Die Konstruktive Kraft Des Nullpunkts

National in use for Die Konstruktive Kraft Des Nullpunkts by Gaston Isoz in Berlin, Germany. Continue reading

Mies van der Rohe

26 November 2012

Mies van der Rohe

National in use for “Mies van der Rohe” by Matthew Avery for the University of Chicago Press. Continue reading

150 Years of Mackay

30 October 2012

150 Years of Mackay

Pitch & National in use for “Looking Forward Looking Back” by The Letter D in Brisbane, Australia. Continue reading

After The City, This

2 March 2012

After The City, This

Newzald & National in use for “After the city, this”, designed by the vibrant Juliette Bellocq from Handbuilt in California, USA. Continue reading

The Magazine of Loyola Marymount University

National & Galaxie Copernicus used for the LMU Magazine by DJ Stout from Pentagram in Austin, USA. Continue reading

The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection

National used for the The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection box-set by Project Projects in New York, USA. Continue reading

The Bulletin

9 October 2011

The Bulletin

National used for The Christchurch Art Gallery’s “Bulletin” magazine by Strategy in Christchurch, New Zealand. Continue reading

New Zealand Fashion Design

National in use for the award-winning New Zealand Fashion Design book by Spencer Levine in Wellington, New Zealand. Continue reading

Eye Magazine Interview

2 March 2011

“In the past few years the Klim Type Foundry has released a succession of finely crafted typefaces that have been as notable for their range and engagement with typographic history as for their immaculate execution. Klim is the work of one man, Kris Sowersby, a young New Zealander with a prodigious talent for drawing letters.” Continue reading

Diaspar

26 September 2010

Diaspar

National used for “Diaspar”, an award-winning student project by the promising Rafe Copeland in Auckland, New Zealand. Continue reading

National OpenType Features

Smallcaps

Superscript Numerals

Lining Numerals

Old-Style Numerals

The OpenType features available in National Continue reading

National is a deceptively simple sans serif with subtle quirks in the details that give it a distinctive—but not distracting—personality. Continue reading

Klim Type Specimen No. 01

21 February 2009

Klim Type Specimen No. 01

Limited edition 2009 Klim Type Foundry specimen book. 210 × 140mm 96 page book, printed black on 118gsm Mohawk Navajo. Sewn-sections, Otabind binding. Sold out, sorry. Continue reading

Meat

22 February 2008

Meat

National in use for “Meat” by the epicurean designers at Hofstede Design in Melbourne, Australia. Continue reading

I Love Typography Interview

19 December 2007

“Many of you will have heard of Kris Sowersby, and something tells me that we’re going to be hearing a lot more about him. He’s the guy behind the sans serif typeface National and the serif typeface Feijoa; he was also on the team of three that created (perhaps type of the year?) FF Meta Serif.” Continue reading