Character Type

character type designs and develops retail and custom typefaces for small and international brands. Henning Skibbe and his network are based in Hamburg, Germany.

Character Type
Character Type

New release: NewsSans is a versatile superfamily with 90 styles: From Hairline to Black, from Compressed to Extended.

characters#01 is a specimag: A typography magazine married with a typeface specimen.

Victor chases twelve boxers across the great dam of Sylt. The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.
Design: Henning Skibbe
Rotkraut bleibt Rotkraut und Brautkleid bleibt Brautkleid.
Design: Henning Skibbe as partner at Bureau Johannes Erler
The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.
Design: Henning Skibbe
In einem Bächlein helle, da schoß in froher Eil die launische Forelle vorüber, wie ein Pfeil: Ich stand an dem Gestade und sah in süßer Ruh des muntern Fischleins Bade m klaren Bächlein zu.
Design: Henning Skibbe as partner at Bureau Johannes Erler
An inspired calligrapher can create pages of beauty using stick, ink, quill, brush, pick-axe, buzz saw, or even strawberry jam.
Design: Henning Skibbe
Die heiße Zypernsonne quälte Max und Victoria ja böse auf dem Weg bis zur Küste.
Design: Henning Skibbe as partner at Bureau Johannes Erler
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Idea and design: Johannes Erler, Design: Henning Skibbe