Typodarium 2018
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The call for entries for Typodarium 2018 has just started. We will curate the selection of typefaces by getting in touch with typelabels and designers we cherish. If you have any typeface you would like to submit, please contact info@typodarium.de

Typodarium is a tear-off calendar, just like the one our grandma used to hang in the kitchen. But this calendar unveils a new font everyday. We can therefore have, a whole year long, the chance to broaden our knowledge, to discover the font’s history and development, to possess a piece of jewellery that is new everyday. On the front, the font will be prominently displayed, and on the back it will be described in details. How it originated, from what or who came the inspiration and where we can obtain the font. We really want a story about your typeface!
The Daily Dose of Type

Like in the last years, Typodarium 2018 is published by Verlag Hermann Schmidt Mainz (10,000 copies, coming along in design- and museum shops and selected bookstores around the world).
Format: 8,5 × 12 cm, 365 fonts, 370 pages


Lars Harmsen
Designer and publicist.
Editor of Slanted magazine and weblog.
Co-Editor of Photodarium.
Slanted Publishers
Leopoldstraße 33
76133 Karlsruhe Germany
T: +49(0)721-85148268

Raban Ruddigkeit
Designer and publicist.
Editor of Freistil.
Co-Editor of Photodarium.
Blankenburger Strasse 16
13156 Berlin Germany
T: +49-30-80 92 97-77
M: +49-173-5 63 40-91


Verlag Hermann Schmidt Mainz
Gonsenheimer Str. 56
55126 Mainz Germany
T: +49 (0) 61 31 / 50 60 0
F: +49 (0) 61 31 / 50 60 80

If you have any questions please write to info@typodarium.de