FF Scuba video exhibited at Klingspor Museum in Offenbach

December 17th, 2012

Over the past few years, Typosition, a graphic design and typography studio from Offenbach, Germany, have curated a series called ‘Schrift in Form’ (Typeface in Form) at the Klingspor Museum.

For their latest exhibition, the theme is ‘Musik liegt in der Schrift’ (Music is in the typeface) and they invited graphic and type designers from around the world to display their work. We were absolutely delighted that the FF Scuba video was chosen to form part of the exhibition.

Designed by Felix Braden, FF Scuba is a readable contemporary sans, with a distinctive character. Searching for an offline companion for Verdana and unable to find the tone he was looking for, Braden set about developing a new series of types, which became FF Scuba. A mix of constructed letters and dynamic strokes gives the typeface a lively touch, while still keeping true to its technical roots.

Part of our FF 59 release back in May, we were inspired by the friendly and distinctive character of FF Scuba and the newest EP from the rising star Tourist. So we wanted to combine both passions and explore a different way of ‘showing’ type, the result was a video.

About the Klingspor Museum

The Klingspor Museum for Modern International Book Art, Typography and Calligraphy is located in Offenbach and has a huge collection of literature on book production, history of letterpress printing, typography and calligraphy, graphic techniques and the art of paper making. The exhibition will be on show until 6 January 2013.