I am Friedrich Althausen,
a type designer, lettering artist and calligrapher from Berlin.

I work at Monotype Studio.

I drew custom type for Balenciaga, Alaraby Television, Reckitt, Westermann, Vivo and others.
I worked for Netflix, Disney, NBC, Microsoft, Brainlab, Adidas, Opel, Munich Airport, Captain Morgan, Škoda, Ford, Etihad, Bundesdruckerei, EVRi, hbf (health insurence), The Vegetarian Butcher and more.

I was part of the Helvetica Now Variable team.
My free typeface Vollkorn was one of the very first Google Fonts.
Purchase a license of Überschrift.

Find me on LinkedIn, Insta, Mastodon, Xing, Twitter

You can book me for huge chalk-on-street artworks.

If you are a type design student, find my support through TypeCritCrew.

I love sailing, cycling, canoeing, choir singing and my kids.
I live in Caputh near Berlin.

Friedrich Althausen, Potsdamer Straße 30, 14548 Schwielowsee OT Caputh, Germany, +49 176 631 37 886