Designer Spotlight

FontCast #24 — Travis Kochel

February 15, 2016 by
David Sudweeks
David Sudweeks

David Sudweeks interviews graphic/type designer Travis Kochel on creating FF Chartwell, a set of fonts that facilitates the production of simple charts and graphs using only text and OpenType features.

Travis Kochel is a partner at Scribble Tone, a design studio based in Portland, Oregon. Their work explores intersections of type design, interactive experiences and branding. They are creators of FF Chartwell, a set of fonts to create simple graphs within text boxes. First published by FontFont in 2012, the unconventional font family has received recognition from Fast Company, Communication Arts, Typographica, and ATypI. Travis currently teaches typography, typeface design, and interactive design at Portland State University.

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