Working With Type

Viktor Nübel is a graphic designer living and working in Berlin. He has studied social science before switching to graphic design. He has graduated from design akademie berlin with the thesis »Type Attack!«, which set the ground for creating PTL Attack. One of the most influential teachers while studying at the design akademie berlin was Verena Gerlach, a well known Berlin type designer. After finishing studies Viktor worked in her studio for more than a year. She also introduced him to Ole Schäfer, who with his expertise and experience helped most of Viktor’s typefaces to grow and enhance.

Among other things he made an internship at MetaDesign, worked for  FSI FontShop International and FontShop’s international design conference TYPO Berlin, here he was in the main organizing team preparing the program of the conference for two years.

Nowadays he works for various agencies and clients . He is specialized in web design, logotype design, visual identities and type design. He also does consulting work.

His typefaces has been published at myfonts, primetype and volcano type. Together with his brother Clemens Nübel he has created the web application ¿©hara¢ter(s)!—A typographic cheat sheet and FontDrop!.


Beside designing unique new typefaces, Viktor provides the following services. Get in touch!

Service Digitizing LettersDigitizing lettering—Creating fonts out of handwritten letters, including letter variations and OpenType technology.

Service Logotype DesignLogotype design—Contemporary logotypes for high quality requirements.

Service Logotype RedesignLogotype redesign—Fine-tuning and typographic redesign of existing logotypes.

Service Font ModificationFont modifications—Adding characters, adding language support or redesiging letters.

Service ConsultancyTypographic consultancy—Typefaces with a certain historical background? Typopgraphy for e-books? Get expertises!

Viktor’s work is featured in the following books


Yearbook of Type

Yearbook of Type by Slanted

Typographic Sketchbooks

Typographic Sketchbooks by Steve Heller & Lita Talarico

Type Image

Type Image by Barbara Brownie

New Typography Book

New Typography by Karena Xu

Modern Patterns, Sendpoints Publishing

Modern Patterns
Sendpoints Publishing

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output: 09, International Students Award