Anlässlich der Neuveröffentlichung der Kopius, der neuen Schrift der Kontour Foundry, möchten wir euch hier nun einige Details dieser freundlichen Serifenschrift präsentieren. Mit ihren sieben Schnitten plus Italics, den extra Boxen und Labels ist die, von Sibylle Hagmann entworfene Schrift Kopius, umfangreich ausgestattet.

Diese neue und die anderen Schriften können auf der brandneuen Website der Kontour Foundry angeschaut und auch getestet werden. Das Redesign der Seite markiert ein neues Kapitel in der Geschichte der Foundry und ermöglicht es den Schriften sich in einem neuen Licht zu präsentieren.


About The Kopius family is a contemporary serif type that features friendly characteristics with round, open counters conveying a relaxed ambiance. The robustness of the characters supports a wide variety of applications including editorial and display use.

The uniquely defined novel glyph construction and serif shapes convey an allusion to a brush stroke that bestows a contemporary, texture-rich appearance entirely in tune with functionality. The top and bottom slightly curved stems imply flow and reading direction.

Kopius is an exuberant family with a genuinely multifaceted repertoire. This upbeat type comes with a multitude of weights to satisfy any fanciful appetite for a colorful typographic palette. With packaging solutions in mind the family includes sets of expandable and combinable box heading material for a boundless range of adjusted composites.

In addition, pertinent labels, weight-adjusted arrows, and word logos complete the Kopius family. OpenType provides advanced layout features including figure sets, small caps, fractions, and more.

Herbert Thannhaeuser’s Liberta, an Antiqua type family designed for the East German type foundry VEB Typoart between the middle to end 1950s, has stirred the initial inspiring force for Kopius. Baskerville-like open and modern typeface proportions further characterize Kopius’ letter dimensions. With its affable yet serious demeanor, Kopius is confidently assuming numerous tasks.


Type Foundry: Kontour Foundry
Designer: Sibylle Hagmann
Veröffentlichung: 2016
Schnitte: Light, Book, Regular, Semibold, Bold, Extrabold, Black plus Italics, Extras Box Headings, Extras Labels
Preis pro Schnitt: $ 50,-
Preis Familie: $ 375,-

New Kontour Website
We are equally excited about the release of our new website, which has been in the works for almost exactly a year! The redesign marks a stimulating next chapter for our foundry, and a much-improved way our fonts are presented and can be tested. We would love for you to check it out, and of course to like it!



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