About us

In December 2014, font engineer Andreas Eigendorf and type designer Stephan Müller founded a new kind of company: a font-production, type-technology, and knowledge hub based in Berlin. Alphabet Type’s expertise and custom tools help type designers and foundries turn their typefaces into fully functional software.

Alphabet Type works with a wide variety of customers. From type foundries like Lineto, Optimo, OH no Type CompanySchick ToikkaSource TypeTypeMates, and URW, they also collaborate with design agencies such as MetaDesign, and Strichpunkt. Quality custom fonts were created for The New Yorker, and the City of Kassel.

Andreas Eigendorf

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“Eigi” started his career as part of the core team of FontShop in Berlin and has been working in the type industry for more than twenty years. Before cofounding Alphabet Type, he served as a consultant and contractor managing day-to-day font production and guided the technical development of various complex script typefaces and large-scale custom type projects.

Stephan Müller

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Since 2011, Stephan Müller has been directing the type design master class at HGB Leipzig, together with Fred Smeijers. In his capacity as a highly-decorated book designer he primarily designs type for use in his own projects. With clients predominantly in the cultural sector, he often collaborates closely with artists and curators. Stephan Müller is a co-founder of Lineto and recently set up Forgotten Shapes.

Anke Bonk

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Anke Bonk is a type technology expert specialised in TrueType hinting. Before joining Alphabet Type in January 2018, she collaborated with renowned TrueType hinting authority Monika Bartels for 8 years. With her experience and extensive, ever-evolving knowledge she tailors the on-screen perfomance of fonts to any client’s needs, ensuring crisp outlines and the highest rendering quality.

Gergő Kókai

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Born in Hungary, Gergő Kókai discovered his passion for calligraphy, type, and typography while studying graphic design in Leicester and Orléans. After an internship at Fontshop in Berlin he joined Alphabet Type as a font engineer in January 2016. To expand his understanding in the field of non-Latin scripts, he completed the TDi course at University of Reading in 2017.

Paul Spehr

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Paul joined the team of Alphabet Type in March 2017. He studied fine arts in Milan and later graduated from the system design course at HGB Leipzig. Apart from his project-based work at Alphabet Type, he works as an independent graphic designer and currently teaches at Hochschule Hannover.