Studio Fabian Harb
Schönaustrasse 46, 4058 Basel
Switzerland


Fabian Harb is a typeface and graphic designer based in Basel Switzerland. Together with Johannes Breyer he runs the type practice Dinamo.

Next to offering retail typefaces (Favorit + Grow + Pareto, Prophet, Galapagos), they have been commissioned to design exclusive alphabets in use for Kunsthalle Zurich (CH), Warp Records (UK), Yale Architecture (US), Manifesta 11 (CH), Harvard Graduate School of Design (US), Universal Music (GER), IBA Thüringen (GER), Festival B:om (KR), Gagosian Gallery (US), Planet Mu/Knives (GER/UK), MIT Boston (US) or the German, Estonian and Cyprus Pavillions at the Venice Biennial (IT), SSENSE (CA) and Tumblr (US) amongst others.

Please visit www.abcdinamo.com for type solutions




Publication and typeface for Discipline/TarraWarra Biennial
In collaboration with Robert Milne
Photo by Robert Milne





3D printed type objects for Stedelijk Museum / Holland Festival, in collaboration with Åyr
Including poems selected by Harry Burke and works by Martha Rosler
Photos by Geert van Rooij




Website and Typeface for K&W / Jamie Teasdale
In collaboration with Robert Milne





Identity and campaign for Heimspiel, in collaboration with Nina Paim
Web development by Jakub Straka
Photo by Michal Florence Schorro



Corporate typeface and design direction for Knives
Cover art by Joe Hamilton and Joshua Petherick amongst others
3D modeling by Michael Tan





Corporate typeface with corresponding Italic for Discipline Magazine
Graphic design by Robert Milne



Corporate typeface for Kunsthalle Zürich
Graphic design by Dan Solbach
Photo by Daniel Baumann



Typeface and website for Weiss Falk, Basel
Works by Matter/Zahn, Daniel Murnaghan and Timothée Calame amongst others
Documentation by Gina Folly, web development by Jakub Straka



Signage for Offprint Paris 2014
With and for Team Laurenz Brunner
Photo by Jeremy Ayer



Foldouts for Appenzell Ausserrhodische Kulturstiftung
Photos by Georg Gatsas



Book for Jonathan Horowitz, in collaboration with Laurenz Brunner, Geoff Han and Malin Gewinner
Awarded in the Most Beautiful Swiss Books competition, 2015
Photo by Andrea Grambow, Joscha Kirchknopf




Typefaces and design for Dinamo Standards
Contents under public domain, site development by Morgan Brown





Textile products for Actual Source and Dinamo Hardware, in collaboration with Johannes Breyer
Styling by Number 04, photos by Weston Colton



Typeface and catalogue for the 26. Bienále Brno, in collaboration with Johannes Breyer, Radim Peško, Tomáš Celizna and Adam Macháček
Awarded in the Most Beautiful Czech Books competition, 2015
Photos by RP, TC, AM, Kamil Till & Andrea Velnerová



Typeface and anniversary boxset for Planet Mu, in collaboration with Joe Shakespeare
Photo by Thomas Quaye



Typeface and identity for the literature funds of Appenzell Ausserrhoden
Web development by Julia Novitch















Lectures

2017 HfG Karlsruhe, GER
2017 F&F Zurich, CH
2017 Pentagram New York, US
2017 Projektil Weimar, GER
2017 ECV Provence, FR
2016 ECAL, CH
2016 Netlife Research Oslo, NO
2016 University of the Arts Basel, CH
2016 University of the Arts Konstanz, GER
2015 FUBU, University of the Arts Zurich, CH
2015 AGI Conference Biel, CH
2014 Estonian Academy of the Arts, Tallinn, EE
2013 Call for Type, Gutenberg Museum, Mainz, GER
2012 Designforum Coburg, GER


Teaching

2016–17 ECAL, CH
2015–17 School of Applied Arts, St.Gallen, CH
2013–15 Academy of the Arts Tallinn, EE


Workshops

2017 Projektil Weimar, GER
2017 ECV Aix-En-Provence, FR
2015 University of Arts Brno, CZ
2015 HyperWerk, Basel, CH
2015 Basel School of Design, CH
2015 Fachhochschule Bielefeld, GER
2014 Fachhochschule Mainz, GER
2014 Designforum Coburg, GER
2011 Fachhochschule Mainz, GER


Exhibitions

2016 Swiss Style Now, 41 Cooper Gallery, Cooper Union, New York
2016 Print Program #4, Specimen, La Fonderie, CH
2016 Swiss Graphic Design in Shanghai, Westbund Art Centre
2014 Swiss Graphic Design in Seoul, Samwoon Gallery, Seoul, Korea