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Closefonts [Simon Schmidt]

Closefonts is a foundry that was set up in 1997 by Simon Schmidt (b. 1968, Hamburg). He studied graphic design and typography at Parsons School of Design, New York and at Kunstschule Alsterdamm in Hamburg, Germany. After three years as an art director in advertising, he became aa self-employed graphic and type designer specializing in corporate design. His typefaces can be found at Fontomas and Closefonts.

They include Monolith, Delay (2001, has kitchen tile weights), Beta, Hybrid, Ogra, Ograbic (Couscous, Falafel, Kebab: Arabic simulation typefaces), Hybrid, Schlager (50s diner font), Ness, Lorem Ipsum, Maxpo, Call (free), Gridder (1999, free), Dotter (free), CloseRaceDrive (2000), CloseRacePark (2000), CloseCall, CloseGridder.

Some of Simon Schmidt's fonts can be bought at Fountain: Delay, Hybrid, Monolith, Ness, Schlager. He designed the pair Park and Drive in his Race series at fontomas.com in 2000. He created Hookline in 2001 at Fontomas. His 2007 fashionably elegant Vogue-style sans typeface Mondän is stunning.

FontShop link. Abstract Fonts link. Klingspor link.

EXTERNAL LINKS
Closefonts
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Klingspor Museum page
MyFonts search
Monotype search
Fontspring search
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INTERNAL LINKS
Commercial fonts (small outfits) ⦿ Pixel/bitmap fonts ⦿ Sites with only a few free fonts ⦿ Type designers ⦿ Type designers ⦿ Kitchen tile fonts ⦿ German type scene ⦿ Fashion mag typefaces ⦿ Arabic simulation typefaces ⦿








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Luc Devroye ⦿ School of Computer Science ⦿ McGill University Montreal, Canada H3A 2K6 ⦿ lucdevroye@gmail.com ⦿ http://luc.devroye.org ⦿ http://luc.devroye.org/fonts.html