Type Mistery Tunnel
About Dinamo variable way of working and the use of in-house design tools as a method to explore new aesthetics and the gestural potential of typefaces. We’ll look at what considerations influenced the making of their recent typefaces ABC Arizona or ABC Gravity, or bespoke projects for the SF Symphony, Goat, ON and Rimowa. For the business people amongst us we’ll take a glimpse into 1 year of collected sales statistics that lead to creating and offering a new model to license fonts, and try to fortune-tell where all of this might be going.
Johannes Breyer is a German / Chilean graphic designer based in Berlin. Se habla un poco Español. He studied in Zurich and worked for design studio NORM before graduating from the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam. Together with Fabian Harb, he is running the Swiss type design practice DINAMO.
Dinamo is a Swiss type design platform that offering retail and bespoke typefaces, design software, research, and consultancy. Founded in Basel we operate via a network of satellite members across the globe. Members of Dinamo are visiting teachers at various art academies and have been invited to give workshops and lectures at an international roster of educational institutions. Clients range from the 1 person-run cultural publisher to the International Olympic Committee. Dinamo won the Swiss Design Awards 2017, and are members of the AGI as of 2018.