Norbert is not as naive as Philipp Neumeyer expected.
A collection of extremes, Norbert reflects on how the bundled-together styles of early hot metal type families were enriched by their
Harmonised without conformity, more familiar than family, Norbert’s three weights are in two widths: Condensed (Schmal) and Extended (Breit), each complemented by Kursiv and
As with all TypeMates fonts, Norbert comes with extensive language support. Philipp was inspired by metal letters on Au Pont Rouge building in St. Petersburg, so Norbert comes with Cyrillics proofed, scrutinised and tested by native experts. Philipp hopes you care about Norbert’s extensive range of arrows (because he does!).
The author of the typeface is Philipp Neumeyer, an independent type designer who worked with LucasFonts and Playtype. In January 2020, we talked with Philipp about his work and relations with type design.