Awards & Accolades

13 October 2017

Awards & Accolades

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

Hone Tuwhare Trust Posters

Four limited edition posters to raise money for the Hone Tuwhare Trust. 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

Pitch Design Information

22 March 2012

Pitch Design Information

Pitch is a love letter to the typewriter. Continue reading

Darling Design Information

Stylistically Darling is a wide, light, airy slab serif. It was drawn to set comfortably as text and confidently for headlines. It strikes a quiet balance between a plain skeleton and fanciful flourishes. The details are drawn largely from the Ionic genre, whereas the skeleton and structure tends towards geometric slab serifs. Continue reading

Typewriter Underwood New Model Silk

“Typewriter Underwood New Model Silk” from the Barnhart Brothers & Spindler type specimen, 1925 Continue reading

New Model Remington Typewriter

“New Model Remington Typewriter” from the American Type Founders Co. type specimen, c.1910. Continue reading

Caractéres Maigres

6 March 2012

Caractéres Maigres

“Caractéres Maigres” from the Egyptiennes section of the Spécimen Général, Deberny & Peignot, Paris, 1926 Continue reading

Machine a Écrire

6 March 2012

Machine a Écrire

“Machine a Écrire” from the Spécimen Général, Deberny & Peignot, Paris, 1926 Continue reading

Schreibmaschinenschrift

20 February 2012

Schreibmaschinenschrift

“Schreibmaschinenschrift” from the Bauer’sche Giesserei specimen book Continue reading