Project Views
Appreciations
Followers
165
Following
252
Arkitype is the studio and type foundry founded by Andrew Footit. Arkitype is a boutique design studio and type foundry dedicated to providing professional grade type design.

As a traditional graphic designer largely focused in typography, I have gained a lot of insight into what designers a looking for when loo… Read More
Arkitype is the studio and type foundry founded by Andrew Footit. Arkitype is a boutique design studio and type foundry dedicated to providing professional grade type design.

As a traditional graphic designer largely focused in typography, I have gained a lot of insight into what designers a looking for when looking for particular a font. I try create fonts with these designers in mind, fonts that are functional and attractive.

I draw inspiration from anything from whether it be design, sport or travel. This offers me a particular direction or theme to focus on when creating a typeface. As a designer I then ask myself what am I looking for this typeface, how I would like to use the typeface, the end result is a typeface that is functional and has solid design thinking behind it.

The name Arkitype is taken from An archetype which can be: a statement, pattern of behavior, or prototype (model) which other statements, patterns of behavior, and objects copy or emulate. This is my approach to what I create. Design that is beautiful in its context and does not follow examples but sets them. Read Less
Member since: