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June 28, 2016 Stefan Willerstorfer Stefan Willerstorfer Flyer, Free of charge, Poster, Sindelar, Specimen, Type Family Sindelar, Type specimen

Order your printed Sindelar specimen free of charge

Are you looking for a poster for your studio wall or your living room? Then the Sindelar specimen might be of interest to you. It serves as a flyer informing you about Sindelar’s outstanding qualities and as a poster showing Sindelar’s characters in large size. Get in touch and order your printed Sindelar specimen free of charge.

The specimen serves as a flyer and as a poster.
June 27, 2016 Stefan Willerstorfer Stefan Willerstorfer Acorde, Bettina Schulz, Germany, Interview, Munich, Novum, Sindelar, Stefan Willerstorfer, Type Family Acorde, Type Family Sindelar, Will Magazine Verlag, Willerstorfer Font Foundry

Interview in German design magazine Novum

Recently I was interviewed at length by German design magazine Novum. The interview is published in the current issue (07.16) and is available in German and in English. It covers varied issues such as design trends, bespoke typefaces, renowned design prizes, and the work currently being done at Willerstorfer Font Foundry. Recommended reading!

The interview is published bilingually in German and English.
June 9, 2016 Stefan Willerstorfer Stefan Willerstorfer Annual, Award, California, Communication Arts Award of Excellence, Communication Arts Typography Annual, Sindelar, Stefan Willerstorfer, United States, Yearbook

Sindelar wins Communication Arts Award of Excellence

In case you have not seen it yet: That’s what Sindelar looks like in the Communication Arts Typography Annual 6. Sindelar is presented as a winner of Communication Arts’ Typography Competition 2016. Not only on the double page spread but even on the annual’s cover representing T, Y, A, N, and L.

Various impressions of the Communication Arts Typography Annual 6.
April 19, 2016 Stefan Willerstorfer Stefan Willerstorfer Award, Excellent Communications Design, Frankfurt, German Design Award, German Design Council, Germany, Rat für Formgebung, Sindelar, Stefan Willerstorfer, Winner, Yearbook

German Design Award Yearbook features Sindelar

We are proud to emphasise it once more: We were honoured by winning the German Design Award 2016. Therefore Sindelar is featured in the German Design Award 2016 Yearbook Excellent Communications Design. Great to see it published among the other excellent winning entries.

Various impressions of the German Design Award 2016 Yearbook.
March 7, 2016 Stefan Willerstorfer Stefan Willerstorfer Antje Dohmann, Ebner Verlag, Design magazine, Germany, Hamburg, Magazine, Page, Sindelar, Stefan Willerstorfer, Ulm

Sindelar is featured in German design magazine Page

In case you are already bored of using Times or Times New Roman over and over again: Check out the current issue (04/16) of German design magazine Page and inform yourself about superior alternatives to Times. Sindelar is featured as one of them. Great read!

Sindelar is featured in the current issue of German design magazine Page.
March 1, 2016 Stefan Willerstorfer iF International Forum Design GmbH Award, BMW Welt, Communication Design, Germany, Gold Award, Hannover, iF Design Award, iF Gold Award, Munich, Sindelar, Stefan Willerstorfer

Sindelar wins the iF Design Award in Gold

The iF Design Award Night 2016 in Munich was a memorable and great experience. The impressive BMW Welt was the appropriate and dignified location for the handing over of the iF Design Awards on the 26th of February 2016 in the presence of some 2,000 guests.

Unbelievable, but true: Sindelar strikes again and again. We were honoured by winning the prestigious iF Design Award in Gold for Sindelar, the highly legible text face for news and media design.

The BMW Welt in Munich was the impressive venue of the iF Design Award Night 2016. Stefan Willerstorfer receives the iF Design Award in Gold from managing director Ralph Wiegmann.


Here is the jury’s Gold Statement for Sindelar: »Traditional type design usually has a difficult time in the context of an exciting and colorful design competition. The Sindelar type family, however, has succeeded because, in its smaller point sizes, it offers excellent legibility while only needing minimal space. The Sindelar family includes 18 fonts and 980 lovingly designed glyphs. Besides meeting every criterion for body text, in larger point sizes, the Sindelar family looks well balanced and elegant ... sexy even.«

Stefan Willerstorfer proudly presents the coveted iF Design Award in Gold. Stefan Willerstorfer celebrates his award with supporting friends.


As you can imagine the mood in our studio is really euphoric and cheerful. Winning one of the world’s most respected design prizes in Gold does not happen every day.

Impressions from the legendary iF Party Night at the Double Cone.