Character Type designs unique typefaces – custom and retail – to serve as tools in typography and branding for small and international brands. We are located in Hamburg, Germany.

Henning Skibbe founded Character Type in 2018. He is a pro­fessional type and com­muni­cation designer, typographic consultant, creative director and lecturer.

After having studied in Potsdam and Melbourne he published his first typeface family Haptic for which he won a TDC2 award. He has been responsible to design typefaces for brands such as Schwäbisch Hall, Eat Happy, Süddeutsche Zeitung, the e-commerce giant OTTO or the publishing house MedienUnion.

Henning Skibbe is a member of the Art Directors Club (ADC) Germany.