About

 

Suitcase Type Foundry is founded by Tomáš Brousil in 2003. Is specialised in the design and digitisation of quality fonts for professional use. Apart from retail type also produce custom typefaces for corporate use and other specific purposes on commission. All typefaces have been designed with utmost care, meticulously kerned, and among others include all accents necessary for setting most Latin script languages.

 

Tomáš Brousil (1975) devotes himself primarily to fonts and typography. He graduated at the Prague Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design (Type Design and Typography, MgA. 2009) with the project of 96 typefaces of the Tabac typeface. He founded his own Suitcase Type Foundry serving as an outlet for his creative work. He also serving as a pedagogue at the Type Design and Typography department of the Prague Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design.

 

Awards
Czech Grand Design, Nominated in graphic design, 2014, Prague
Czech Grand Design, Graphic designer of the year, 2013, Prague
Gold Award, ED-Awards, 2013, Belgrade
Gold Award, ED-Awards, 2011, Vilnius
Gold Award, ED-Awards, 2009, Zürich
Jury Prize, ED-Awards, 2009, Zürich
Nominated for the Design Award of the Federal Republic of Germany, 2009
Main Award in the category Type Design, International Biennial of Graphic Design Brno, 2008
Certificate of Excellence in Type Design TDC2, Type Directors Club, 2008, New York
TypoDesignClub, 2006, Prague
Excellent Student Design, 2005, Czech Design Centrum

 

Activities
Blacklecker, Mota Italic Gallery, Berlin, 5/11/2011 – 33/12/2011
Pecha Kucha Night Prague, 23/2/2011
Pecha Kucha Night Prague, 16/4/2008

 

Press
Font, 133/2014, p. 15
8 Faces, Autumn 2013, p. 18-23
Slanted, 19/2012, p. 38
Page, 6/2012, p. 75
Typo Magazine, 46/2011 by Martin Pecina, p. 54–60
8 Faces, 4/2011, p. 51
Slanted, 16/2011, p. 82
A2, 19/2011 by Martin Kubát, p. 4–5
Print, June/2011 by Stephen Coles, p. 51
Typo Magazine, 43/2011, p. 71
2+3D, 37/2010 by Filip Blažek, p. 24–29
Dolce Vita, 3/2010 by Adam Štěch, p. 26–27
Novum, 09/2009, p. 42–43
Slanted, 7/2009, p. 78–79
Typo Magazine, 37/2009 by Rob Keller, p. 57–61
Typo Magazine, 34/2008, p. 49
Typo Magazine, 34/2008, p. 110
ID Pure, 16/2008, p. 22–25
Page, 6/2008, p. 47
Font, 007/2008, p. 12
Computer Arts Projects, 97/2007, p. 10
Typografische Monatsbläter, 5/6/2006 by Johanna Biľak, p. 28
Typo Magazine, 21/2006, p. 22–29
Page, 8/2005, p. 56
Typo Magazine, 7/2004, p. 16–21

 

Books
Yearbook of Type II, p. 322, 2016
Yearbook of Type I, p. 350, 2013
Typography Referenced, p. 136, 2012
Aa kuni Zz, Ivar Sakk, p. 414, 2011
European Design Awards 2011, p. 218–219, 2011
Creative Characters, Jan Middendorp, p. 164–169, 2010
TypoLyrics - The Sound of Fonts, p. 37, 2010
Indie Fonts 3, 2007, p. 307–323
We Want You To Love Type, p. 10, 2004

 

Address
Soběslavská 27

130 00 Praha 3
Czech Republic

 

Contact
mail(at)suitcasetype.com
@SCTF