Florian is an independent designer specialising in typeface design, font development and typography. 

Florian designs for both Latin and non‑Latin scripts and has developed font projects for various world scripts: Armenian, Cyrillic, Devanagari, Georgian, Greek, Hebrew and Latin. He regularly collaborates with design studios and type foundries around the world. Since 2015 he works closely with global visual design agency Brody Associates to work on various custom fonts, most notably the Samsung One multi‑script typeface family. His debut typeface Gitan was published by Rosetta Type in 2016. 

Florian holds an MA in Typeface Design from the University of Reading and is a visiting typeface design mentor at the international type design workshop TypeClinic in Slovenia. He is a contributor to the independent archive of typography Fonts In Use and his interests range from researching the history of type and graphic design to multi‑script typeface design and typography.  

Awards and accolades

iF Design Award 2017
The Brody Associates team was awarded the iF Design Award for designing the Samsung One typeface, 2017

Pangramme student type design exposition
Honourable mention for Gitan (Sherpa Sans), 2016

D&AD Student Awards
‘Best of Year’ in the Graphic Design category, 2012

D&AD New Blood
Selected for New Blood exhibition and mentorship, 2012

Middlesex University dissertation grand prize
The echo of architecture in Danish type design of the 20th century, 2012 

DigitalArts: Pick of the best work
Selected at D&AD New Blood exhibition, 2012

Press and publications

Theory of Type design, Gerard Unger
nai010 publishers, 2018

Typodarium 2018
Verlag Hermann Schmidt, 2018

TYPE magazine Issue № 1
A new flare, 2017

Wegweiser Schrift, Hans Peter Willberg
5. edition, Verlag Hermann Schmidt, 2017

PAGE website & magazine № 04.2015
Blended Types, 2015

Ampersand Web-Typography Conference 2013
Student typeface exhibition book, 2013

CreativeBloq.com
Students create world-class typefaces, 2013

Graphic Design Served
D&AD: Circular Feature, 2013

Slanted #18
Signage / Orientation, 2012

Yorokobu magazine
Asgaard, una tipografía que homenajea a los arquitectos gráficos daneses, 2012

DigitalArts magazine
2012

D&AD Talent magazine
2012 

Behance Network
Asgaard typeface, 2012

PSFK Archive
Behance: A Danish Inspired Typeface […] and More Creative Inspiration, 2012

Selected exhibitions

Pangramme at ATypI Conference 2017
Québec Université; Montréal, 2017

Rosetta Type exhibition
Typostammtisch; Berlin, 2017

Pangramme : learning type design
Lorraine Fine Art School; Metz, 2016 

PRESENT! London Design Festival
With Jack Llewelyn at Brody Associates, 
The Proud Archivist; London, 2015

Mastering Type 13
Mota Italic; Berlin, 2013

Ampersand Web Typography Conference
Brighton Dome; Brighton, 2013

What’s Your Type? (NEED FOR STREET festival)
Soho factory; Warsaw, 2012 

D&AD New Blood 2012
Old Spitalfields Market; London, 2012

tipoRenesansa 4th type design workshop
Rdeča galerija; Ljubljana, 2012 

Copyright 
Except where stated, this website and its contents are Copyright © Florian Runge, 2012
2018.  

Design & Code 
This website was designed & developed by Florian Runge. The site is powered by WordPress and built with Semplice.

Typefaces
All texts are typeset in my Blok, Asgaard (beta versions) and Markazi Text (available from Google Fonts). ❦

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