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Interview with Marc Schütz, designer of Neue Kabel

January 24, 2017 by
David Sudweeks
David Sudweeks

Ferdinand Ulrich interviews Marc Schütz on Neue Kabel’s story. Marc Schütz shares insights into the work process of creating Neue Kabel: why the design was revisited and what lessons were picked up from previous iterations, including Klingspor’s original work and ITC Kabel. Watch the video below.

Marc Schütz is a Frankfurt-based multidisciplinary designer who operates Schultzschultz, a studio he founded with partner Ole Schulte in 2007. He began work on Neue Kabel in 2013 and published the extensive reworking of the design in fall 2016.

To learn more about the original Kabel® typeface, read Ferdinand Ulrich’s research on Why we need a new Kabel.

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Trademark attribution notice
Kabel is a trademark of Monotype Imaging Inc. registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and may be registered in certain other jurisdictions. ITC Kabel is a trademark of Monotype Imaging Inc. registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and may be registered in certain other jurisdictions.

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