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A B O U T

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Stefanie Schwarz is a communication designer
with a focus on typography and type design.
She studied in Germany and the U.S. before
completing her MA at Central Saint Martins in
London. She works as a freelance designer
and is teaching at Stuttgart State Academy of
Art and Design.

Stefanie is co-founder of the typographic
research lab Open2Type and an associate of
the London-based institution DesignScience.
Her typefaces have been released by FontFont
(Berlin), Indian Type Foundry (Ahmedabad)
and T26 (Chicago).

Her work has been on display at group exhibitions
in the United Kingdom, Germany, Switzerland,
Austria, Italy, the United States and Japan.

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TEACHING AND LECTURES

. typography and type design courses
Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design, since 2012

. typography course
Augsburg University of Applied Sciences, since 2016

. interactive type workshop
Kingston University London, 2016

. lecture at "5th Meeting of Typography"
Polytechnic Institute of Cavado and Ave, Barcelos, 2014

. DesignScience workshop
Imperial College London, 2014

. lecture at design festival "Captcha"
University of Applied Sciences Mannheim, 2014

. guest lecture
Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, 2013

. type design workshop
School of Design, Pforzheim University, 2013

. guest lecture
Royal College of Art, London, 2013

. type design workshop
Central Saint Martins at Bencista, Florence, 2012

. mixed media workshop
Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, 2011

. typography course
School of Design, Pforzheim University, 2008-2010

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MAGAZINE ARTICLES

. Weissenhof Grotesk
PAGE 06.2016

. Globale Moderne: Weissenhof
Novum 05.2016

. Contemporary Typefaces
Slanted #27, spring/summer 2016

. TypeLab: Open2Type
Novum 05.2014

. merkWuerdig
Novum 11.2013

. Ansteckungsgefahr - Typo Workshop
PAGE 10.2013

. Responsive Types
PAGE 11.2012

. showroom stefanie schwarz
Novum 03.2011

. TDC 56
PAGE 05.2010

. Type Directors Club New York
PAGE 05.2009

. Polymorphs langer Weg
PAGE 04.2008

. What do you think? Interviews zu OpenType und Unicode
Slanted #05, September 2007

. More Modern Flow
PAGE 06.2007

. Die ganze Welt in einer Schrift
form, March/April 2007

. OpenType kontrovers
PAGE 02.2007

. Glocal Type
PAGE 12.2006

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WORK PUBLISHED IN

. 5 Encontro de Tipografia - Livro de Atas
(Departamento de Design, IPCA, 2015)

. Typography 34: The annual of the Type Directors Club
(Harper Design, 2014)

. Stop, think, go, do: How typography and graphic design influence behavior
(Rockport Publishers, 2012)

. :output 15: international yearbook of student works in design and architecture
(:output foundation, 2012)

. Typography 31: The annual of the Type Directors Club
(Collins Design/HarperCollins Publishers, 2011)

. Experimental - Slanted #15
(MAGMA Brand Design, 2011)

. sushi 12
(avedition, 2010)

. 100 Best Posters 09 Germany Austria Switzerland
(Verlag Hermann Schmidt Mainz, 2010)

. Typography 30: The annual of the Type Directors Club
(Collins Design/HarperCollins Publishers, 2010)

. Neuland: The future of German graphic design
(Actar, 2009)

. Super Identity
(Gingko Press, 2009)

. Tokyo TDC, Vol. 19: The best in international typography and design
(Azur Corporation, 2009)

. Typodarium 2010
(Verlag Hermann Schmidt Mainz, 2009)

. Typography 29: The annual of the Type Directors Club
(Collins Design/HarperCollins Publishers, 2008)

. Graphic Design Inspirations
(daab Verlag, 2008)

. Typography 28: The annual of the Type Directors Club
(Collins Design/HarperCollins Publishers, 2007)

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AWARDS

. Certificate of Typographic Excellence
Type Directors Club New York, 2013

. :output award 2012

. German Design Award 2012 - Nomination

. Certificate of Typographic Excellence
Type Directors Club New York, 2010

. 100 Best Posters 09
Germany Austria Switzerland

. Certificate of Typographic Excellence
Type Directors Club New York, 2009

. Prize Nominee Work
Tokyo Type Directors Club Annual Awards, 2008

. Certificate of Typographic Excellence
Type Directors Club New York, 2008

. Pininfarina Scholarship 2007

. Landratsamt Enzkreis Advancement Prize
for outstanding diploma/thesis, 2007

. Certificate of Typographic Excellence
Type Directors Club New York, 2007

. DAAD scholarship, 2003

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