First drawn for the Schwartzco Inc. identity, then finished for Condé Nast Portfolio and expanded for Wallpaper* and later T, the New York Times Style Magazine. Graphik was inspired by the elegant plainness seen in many of the less common 20th century European sans serifs and in handlettering on classic Swiss Modern posters.
Graphik reflects our concept and inspiration from the International Typographic Style and will serve as and importrant part of the interactive builder.
Graphik was inspired from all parts of the 20th century. The heavy end of the family is based in part on Paul Renner’s Plak, a relatively obscure display typeface cut only in large sizes of woodtype,that is related to his heavier weights of Futura but has rounder,friendlier, fatter proportions.