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Hotmetal types

Classic hotmetal types made from a lead-antimony-tin alloy.

102 typefaces are available in different sizes.

Embossing types

“Haas Prägetypen” types are intended for hotfoil-stamping and embossing. They are casted from a tough zinc-aluminum alloy without the addition of lead.

12 typefaces in different sizes are available.

About me

As the last trained typecaster in Europe, I maintain the 570-year tradition that began with Johannes Gutenberg.

For private individuals, companies and institutions I cast typefaces in the rooms of the Hessian State Museum in Darmstadt.

  • 55 years of work experience

    I am casting hotmetal typefaces since 1963 – first as an employee of the formerly foundry Stempel AG, since 1986 I am running the business on my own.

  • Large selection

    In addition to the wide range that is listed on this website, you can also contact me for “special requests”.

  • On site

    You can visit me at Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt, Abteilung für Schriftguss, Satz und Druckverfahren, Kirschenallee 88, during the regular opening hours (Tuesday and Friday 10.00 to 12.00 CET).