TYPE DESIGN INFORMATION PAGE last updated on Thu Dec 13 16:52:52 EST 2018






Lazydogs Typefoundry [Oliver Linke]

Lazydogs Typefoundry is a German foundry located in München (and before that, Augsburg), est. 2005, by Oliver Linke, Robert Strauch and Kai Büschl. They do custom type work. Oliver Linke (b. 1971, Odenwald, Germany) studied graphic design at the University of Applied Sciences Augsburg, Germany and the University of Missouri, Kansas City (19931-1998). He continued his studies in art history, art education and philosophy (2000-2005) at the University of Augsburg. He teaches type design and typography at the Designschule München (and before that, at the Blocherer Schule) and Augsburg. By 2017, Lazydogs was run by just two of its founders, Oliver Linke and Kai Büschl.

Lazydogs published some commercial typefaces, such as Fabiol (2005, Robert Strauch), a winner at the TDC 2005 type competition. Oliver Linke created the Lazydogs Finn family (2006, a gorgeous delicate sans).

At ATypI 2007 in Brighton, he spoke about Masterpieces of Johann Neudörffer the Elder (1497-1563). In 2007, Oliver Linke and Christine Sauer published Zierlich schreiben Der Schreibmeister Johann Neudörffer der Ältere und seine Nachfolger in Nürnberg (Beiträge zur Geschichte und Kultur der Stadt Nürnberg 25, Typographische Gesellschaft München / Stadtbibliothek Nürnberg).

Other typefaces: Pandera (2008, Robert Strauch), Fabiol (2005, Robert Strauch), Vela (2010, a text typeface), North (2008, Trine Rask).

Typefaces from 2013: Streets of London (a complete lapidary font family out of a capital alphabet designed by the British stone cutter and type designer David Kindersley (1915-1995), a former apprentice of Eric Gill).

Klingspor link.

Lazydogs Typefoundry
 [Buy fonts]
 [Designer info]
Klingspor Museum page
MyFonts search
Monotype search
Fontspring search
Google search

Type designers ⦿ Type designers ⦿ German type scene ⦿ Books on type design ⦿ Calligraphic typefaces ⦿ Type scene in Missouri ⦿ Commercial fonts (small outfits) ⦿ Lapidary typefaces ⦿

file name: Robert Strauch Oliver Linke Kai Buschl Pic

file name: Oliver Linke Finn 2006

file name: Oliver Linke Finn 2006b

file name: Oliver Linke Finn 2006c

file name: Oliver Linke Finn 2006d

file name: Oliver Linke Finn 2006e

file name: Oliver Linke Finn 2006f

file name: Oliver Linke Finn 2006g

file name: Oliver Linke Pic

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