Based in Berlin, Show Me Fonts is an independent type foundry, offering contemporary retail fonts for professional use and custom tailored type solutions. We produce boutique fonts that meet the highest standards of design and technological quality. Our service embraces all aspects of type, from lettering and logos to font mastering and production, as well as any other typographic issues or support. We are gladly at your disposal.
At Show Me Fonts, we understand that a typeface is more than just a visual design tool; it’s also an essential part of the user experience. That’s why we take a personalized approach to font design, working closely with our clients to develop typefaces that meet their specific needs. Whether you’re looking for something unique and innovative or a more traditional design solution, we’re here to help.
Need a typeface that’s truly yours? Let us help
Fonts play a vital role in communication, and custom fonts offer a powerful tool for creating and amplifying you brand identity. Typography serves as the voice of written language, and custom-made fonts ensure consistent brand recognition and the right tone of voice. We specialize in helping you find the perfect voice through custom type solutions for your company or clients. If you’re interested in collaborating, simply reach out and let us know your needs. Providing us with a project overview, timeline, and budget will help us tailor our services to your requirements. The development timeframe depends on the project scope, ranging from a few weeks for a small headline typeface to several months or even over a year for a comprehensive type family with extensive language support.
Show Me Team
Bernd Volmer — Founder and Type Designer
In 2023 Bernd launched Show Me Fonts as a font retail platform to showcase his designs and collaborate with like-minded designers. Prior to this venture, Bernd had gained valuable experience at HvD Fonts and Monotype. He had designed and engineered fonts for large custom and corporate projects such as MasterCard, Telekom, TypoLabs, and Berlin Type (the official typeface of the city of Berlin).
Bernd’s interests extend beyond type design as he is also a beer brewer, a longboarder, a snowboarder and a calligrapher. If you want to chat with Bernd about fonts, beer brewing, longboarding, snowboarding, or anything else, drop him a message here. He’s always up for meeting new people!
Frederic Brodbeck — Creative Developer
If you’re enjoying this website, be sure to check out Frederic’s other projects as well! As the creative developer behind this site, he’s the one who brought it to life. Frederic is a creative coder with a background in graphic design and a special interest in building digital tools. He runs RULES RULES RULES, an experimental software development and interactive design practice. His special interests include generative art, creating simulations, data visualization, and building custom tools. Frederic studied graphic design at HfG Schwäbisch Gmünd and The Royal Academy of Arts in The Hague, and he holds an M.A. in New Media from Universität der Künste Berlin.
Catalogtree — Multidisciplinary Designers
Catalogtree is a renowned design studio based in the Netherlands, specializing in information design, data visualization, and graphic design. They are known for their meticulous unique design approach and passion for creating visually captivating experiences. Catalogtree came up with the Glyph-Grid concept on our landing page. Moreover, Catalogtree are currently working on an experimental variable font release, pushing the boundaries of typography and showcasing their commitment to pushing design forward.
Linda Hintz — Type Designer
Linda helped with pushing one of our initial releases over the finish line, by polishing the outlines, fine tuning spacing and doing all the tedious kerning. She works as an independent type and graphic designer. She graduated from the Type and Media Masters at The Royal Academy of Arts in The Hague, Netherlands, and holds a Diploma in Visual Communication from HfG Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany. Before going free solo, she spent some years at Monotype, where she revived classics like Neue Plak with Toshi Omagari or Praxis Next with Gerard Unger. She splits her time between custom and retail projects. Pouf, a small project in the making, can be found on Future Fonts. Based in Copenhagen with her family, she regularly teaches and gives talks about almost anything related to type and the world around it.
Show Me Fonts Bernd Volmer Zossener Straße 7 10961 Berlin Germany