Typographic Research Lab



Published typefaces
Referenz Grotesk, Sudtipos (Buenos Aires, 2020)
Weissenhof Grotesk, Indian Type Foundry (Ahmedabad, 2015)
AF Connection, Acme Fonts/Fontworks UK (London/Cheltenham, 2011)
AF Module, Acme Fonts/Fontworks UK (London/Cheltenham, 2008)
FF Polymorph, FontFont/FontShop (Berlin, 2008)
More Modern Flow, T26 (Chicago, 2007)
More Modern, T26 (Chicago, 2005)
AF Generation, Acme Fonts/Fontworks UK (London/Cheltenham, 2002)
AF Diwa, Acme Fonts/Fontworks UK (London/Cheltenham, 2000)

Magazine articles (selection)
Referenz Grotesk, in: Novum 07.2020
Weissenhof Grotesk, in: PAGE 06.2016
Globale Moderne: Weissenhof, in: Novum 05.2016
Type Lab – Open2Type, in: Novum 05/2014
merkWürdig, in: Novum 11/2013
Responsive Types, in: PAGE 11.2012
Verkettungen, in: PAGE 06.2011
Our regular round-up of new type, in: Creative Review, February 2008
What do you think? Interviews about OpenType and Unicode, in: Slanted #05, September 2007
A truly global font, in: Form, March/April 2007
OpenType kontrovers in: PAGE 02.2007
Type fusion, in: Form, May/June 2005
Typesystem Generation, Novum 08/2003

Articles & Interviews online (selection)
Referenz Grotesk by Stefanie Schwarz and Dirk Wachowiak, access: Femme Type, 6 October 2020
Referenz Grotesk: A typeface grounded in years of research, access: It’s nice that, 14 May 2020
Stefanie Schwarz Juniorprofessorin »Typografie und Schriftgestaltung«, access: Bauhaus Journal, 5 June 2020
ABK Stuttgart: Type mit Historie und Eigensinn, access: PAGE, 4 December 2018
Der Einfluss der Weißenhofsiedlung auf Schrift- und Plakatdesign, access: PAGE, 12 May 2017
Interview on Typography – Dirk Wachowiak interviews Peter Bilak & Satya Rajpurohit, access: Design Observer, 3 April 2010
Ist der TDC ein Schnäppchen?, access: PAGE, 31 March 2010
Q&A with Stefanie Schwarz, access: Eye Magazine, 4 April 2009

Work published in (selection)
Support Independent Type: The New Culture of Type Specimens (Slanted Publishers, 2020)
Contemporary Typefaces – Slanted #27 additional booklet (Slanted Publishers, 2016)
Stop, think, go, do: How typography and graphic design influence behavior (Rockport Publishers, 2012)
Experimental – Slanted #15 (MAGMA Brand Design, 2011)
Neuland: The future of German graphic design (Actar, 2009)
Typodarium 2010, (Verlag Hermann Schmidt Mainz, 2009)
Gerrit Noordzij Prize Exhibition Catalogue 2008: Tobias Frere-Jones (De Buitenkant, 2009)
Graphic Design Inspirations (daab Verlag, 2008)
Type One (Gestalten, 2004)
Type: The Secret History of Letters (I.B. Tauris, 2004)
Index Schrift (mitp-Verlag, 2003)

Awards (selection)
Tokyo Type Directors Club, Prize Nominee Work (2008, 2020)
Certificate of Typographic Excellence, Type Directors Club New York
(2002, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013)
German Design Award, Nomination (2009, 2012)
output award (2012)
100 Best Posters, Germany Austria Switzerland (2009)
Reddot Award (2002 Best of the Best, 2008)