About Revolver Type FoundryAbout
Founded in 2017 by Lukas Schneider, the foundry is based in the suburbs of Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The Revolver Type Foundry has over a decade of experience working internationally in the fields of typeface design, font production, lettering, logotypes and foreign alphabets. Since a few years, Revolver Type have been developing groundbreaking tools to improve, simplify and streamline the design and production process of digital fonts. Two of these tools, LS Cadencer and LS Cadenculator, which are made for auto-spacing fonts, can be purchased from the Revolver Type Foundry webstore.
Lukas Schneider has published typefaces with a number of prestigious type foundries and has been commissioned to develop custom fonts for several design agencies. He studied graphic design at the Hochschule für Gestaltung in Offenbach am Main, Germany and holds a Master’s degree in type design from The Royal Academy of Art in The Hague, The Netherlands. He is also an alumnus of the Plantin Institute, Antwerp, Belgium where he achieved the highest distinction for his diploma on the Expert class Type Design under the tutelage of Frank E. Blokland.
In 2015, Blokland and Schneider worked in collaboration, combining their extensive knowledge of Renaissance foundry production and digital capabilities to produce a new spacing system comprised of two software tools for the auto-spacing of fonts in editors Glyphs App and RoboFont. The tools LS Cadencer and LS Cadenculator can be purchased from www.revolvertype.com.