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ABC FHP is a living archive of typefaces designed by students and alumni at the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam.
  Some of the typefaces can be downloaded, used and modified. Others are available for testing on this website. If you want to purchase a license, please contact the designer.
If you want to submit a typeface, get in touch!

ABC FHP was founded and curated by Jan Vincent Dufke.

ABC FHP was designed and founded by Jan Vincent Dufke in 2020 at FH Potsdam.

FH Potsdam
Fachbereich Design
Kiepenheuerallee 5
14469 Potsdam


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Vollkorn
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Friedrich Althausen

2005

https://friedrichalthausen.de/

post@friedrichalthausen.de


I published my first typeface as a single style: Vollkorn Regular. Due to the fact that it was my first try and I had no clue whether it was good or not and also after the example of Yanone’s »Kaffeesatz« I released it under a Creative Commons License CC-BY, for free. In 2010 I got a query from the emerging Google Fonts team. They asked me to upgrade Vollkorn to a four style family and publish it under the Open Font License for Google’s new webfont server. And while they paid some dollars I did it. »Vollkorn« [pronounce ‘follkorn’] is German for “wholemeal”. It refers to the old term “Brotschrift” [literally ‘bread type’] which described the small fonts for every day use in the days of hand-compositing. When the first letters were drawn in 2005 I noticed that my “Brotschrift” got quite dark, sturdy and grainy. Have a guess why I chose »Vollkorn«!