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Karbid Book Giveaway - The Winners

Time is up to enter our competition to win one of 15 copies of the new Karbid: Berlin - From Lettering to Type Design!

Thank you for all of your beautiful and inspiring entries, we wish we could have given each one a prize, but here are the 15 images that really caught the eye of FF Karbid’s designer, Verena Gerlach:

Andrea Curtis

Andrea Curtis – Michigan, USA

Eero Antturi

Eero Antturi – Helsinki, Finland

Etienne Pouvreau

Étienne Pouvreau – Ocqueville, France

Felix Arnold

Felix Arnold – Walkringen, Switzerland

Florian Hardwig

Florian Hardwig  Berlin, Germany

Paul O'Rely

Paul O’Rely – São Paulo, Brazil

Nicolaskrizan Skovde

Nicolas Krizan  Skövde, Sweden

Georg Andreas Suhr

Georg Andreas Suhr – Westbengal, India

Martina Flor

Martina Flor – Berlin, Germany

Ralf Zeigermann

Ralf Zeigermann  Brussels, Belgium

Scott Maurer

Scott Maurer – Madison Wisconsin, USA

Peter Presseg

Peter Presseg – Vienna, Austria

Stephan Wilke

Stephan Wilke  Berlin, Germany

Slávka Pauliková

Slávka Pauliková  Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Shtiliana Andonova

Shtiliana Andonova  Krumovo, Bulgaria


All of our lucky winners will be notified and can look forward to receiving this beautiful book by post.

Published by Ypsilon Éditeur in trilingual (French, English and German) format, the Karbid book is a text and pictorial archive telling the complete story behind Verena Gerlach’s typeface FF Karbid that also pays homage to the history of German lettering and the letter paintings of Berlin.

Once again thanks to all those who took part, it was fantastic to see what lettering in and around your city inspires you!


FF Profile & FF Chartwell Annual Report Poster Giveaway

We love it when fonts compliment each other. Two of our favourites are FF Profile and FF Chartwell, who together create a great corporate combination, perfect for annual reports. 

In celebration of this fantastic pairing we have created a poster demonstrating the fonts in action!

To receive a copy of the poster simply be one of the first 20 people to send an email with the subject title ‘FF Profile and FF Chartwell’ to along with your name, occupation and delivery address in the body of the message.

The competition will close on 31st January 2014. Good luck!

FF Profile and FF Chartwell poster

FF Profile and FF Chartwell poster

FF Profile and FF Chartwell poster

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Want to go to Ampersand New York?

Ampersand NY

We are proud sponsors of the Ampersand web typography conference heading to New York on 2 November 2013 and one lucky type fan will have the chance to be part of the event.

To be in the running to win a ticket to Ampersand NY, simply share with us your favourite web FontFont in use. Please also include the URL the site of the font in use. Tweet us your answer and tag it with #ampersandconf by Friday 25 October, 4pm Central European Time (CEST).


Share your work and win a ticket to TYPO Berlin!

Have you used a FontFont in a recent project?

Would you like to win a ticket to TYPO Berlin?

As proud sponsors of this year’s TYPO Berlin, we are delighted to give away three tickets to the conference. With an all-star lineup including Ken Garland, Kate Moross, Jessica Walsh, Anthony Burrill and Albert-Jan Pool (designer of FF DIN), it is simply too good to miss!

TYPO Berlin Competition

How to enter

Just send us an example of FontFonts in use from a project that you have worked on recently and you will automatically be entered into our draw. Please send a link to your website or a PDF of your project with a brief description to

Closing date 

11.00 (CET) Tuesday 30 April. We will announce the winners shortly after the closing date.

Good Luck!

*Please note the prize is just the ticket for the conference and not travel to Berlin, so you’ll have to make your own way there ;-)


Win a ticket to TYPO London!

TYPO London

We are very excited to be sponsoring TYPO London and are delighted to be able to give you the chance to win one of three tickets to attend the two day conference.

Following in the footsteps of last year’s inaugural and highly successful TYPO London, this year’s conference will take place on 19th and 20th October at the Institute of Education.

The theme is Social and with the likes of Irma Boom, Paula Scher, Rian Hughes, Matthew Butterick, Tony Chambers to name a few, you will be spoilt for choice with the spectacular speakers and jam-packed programme on offer. Our very own Andreas Frohloff, Head of our Type Department, will also be running his much loved workshop on Calligraphy on the Saturday. 

The Competition

Three lucky people have the chance to win tickets to attend the two day conference*, all you have to do is answer the three following questions …

  • What was the name of the artist whose music we used in the FF Scuba video?
  • Can you name Mitja Miklavčič’s newest FontFont design?
  • Name the below FontFont tattoo (little tip … the answer's on the arm, wink wink, nudge nudge) Name this font

How to enter

Just email with your three answers and contact details.

Closing date: 11.00 (CET) Thursday October 11, 2012. We will announce the winners shortly after the closing date.

Good Luck!

*Please note the prize is just the ticket for the conference and not travel to London, so you’ll have to make your own way there ;-)


FontFont sponsors TYPO Berlin 2012 – Win a ticket

TYPO Berlin 2012

For over sixteen years, the TYPO Conferences have attracted experts and pioneers from around the world to discuss the latest developments in communication and design. The next TYPO Berlin will take place from 17–19 May, and we are delighted to announce that we will be sponsoring this year’s conference. We are very excited as we have three tickets to give away. Keep reading to find out how you can win.

The theme for 2012 is Sustain and over the course of three days high profile speakers including Ruedi Baur, Elliot Jay Stocks, Kirsten Dietz, Jan Teuen, Matthew Butterick, Jessica Hische, Andreas Uebele, and many more, will take to the stage to discuss sustainability, design, typography, education and designing for the future.

The fabulous Nina Stössinger, designer of FF Ernestine will be speaking on The Importance of being Ernestine, an account of her journey into the jungle of typeface design and the story of the first public release of her font family FF Ernestine. Also representing FontFont, our very own Head of our Type Department, Andreas Frohloff. He will be running his much appreciated workshop on Calligraphy.

As a sponsor, we're delighted to offer three people the chance to win a ticket to attend the  three day conference. To enter the competition all you have to do is answer the three following questions…

  • In what country was Nina Stössinger born?
  • Name one of Andreas Frohloff's favourite bands.
  • Which font did we choose for this week’s FF Collection Typelover Tuesday?

Little tip, have a read of our website, our Twitter and Facebook pages (wink wink nudge nudge). To enter just leave a comment below with your answers, don't worry your answers will be hidden until we announce the winner. Closing date: Thursday 3 May 2012. We will announce the winners on Friday 4 May. Good Luck!  


Win a copy of ‘Explorations in Typography’

 Explorations in Typography Book

Carolina de Bartolo’s and Erik Spiekermann’s visual textbook Explorations in Typography: Mastering the Art of Fine Typesetting became quite successful right after its release in summer 2011 (see review on Typographica). We have ordered a few that we would like to give away with a little lottery drawing. All you need to do is send us one or more examples from the projects where you have used FontFonts. Five participants who win the lottery will get a free copy. The in-use examples can be sent as PDFs or images with a minimum size of 1000x200 pixels to until November 28, 2011.

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