Information about the typeface designer Thomas Sokolowski and his fonts.
Thomas Sokolowski founded the Apply Design Group which specialises in designing innovative and high-value products, in Hanover in 1989. During the 1990s he created many typefaces, some of which are considered to be classics of their time. Since 1999, the Group has been working with photography too, offering an alternative to the established picture agencies. It is now moving into the realms of music and sound too, in order to offer a complete package to clients.
Sokolowksi runs the Group along with the type designers Stephen Boss, Jens Gehlhaar, Yanek Iontef, and Manfred Klein. His typeface designs include ransom note fonts, such as Mystery Mixed, as well as Old Typewriter.
Senior designer at Font Bureau since 1992, most well-known for that runaway success, the Interstate series. Working now with Jonathan Hoefler at the Hoefler Type Foundry in New York.
Since 1989, Jonathan Hoefler and Tobias Frere-Jones have helped some of the world's foremost publications, corporations, and institutions develop their unique voice through typography. Their body of work includes some of the world's most famous designs, typefaces marked by both high performance and high style.
In 2004, The Hoefler Type Foundry entered its sixteenth year as Hoefler & Frere-Jones. H&FJ continues to work with brand leaders in every sector, developing original typefaces and and licensing fonts from its library of more than a thousand designs, and it publishes fonts exclusively through its New York sales office and its website at typography.com.