Posted in Typeface
Cologne based Alex Ketzer is a designer with an obsession for printed matter and typography. Finding opportunity to create custom typefaces for self initiated and commercial projects has impacted heavily on Alex’s work and continues to play an active part in his output.
Inspired by a lovely old (Japanese made) stencil discovered in a beautiful flea market in the heart of the Cologne’s “Agnes District”, Alex set about scanning the specimen and transforming it into a fully functioning digital typeface. Imperfections and all. Mono Schablone (Stencil) was born…
Inspired by runes, the ancient character of the old Germans, this font is primitive, hard and edgy. A crass font for crass occasions, without any punctuation – simply hard lines.