Henrik Kubel

Henrik Kubel, partner in London based Design and Typography office A2/SW/HK + A2-TYPE, graduated from Denmark’s Design School in Copenhagen in 1997 and received his MA in 2000 from Royal College of Art in London, where he was also senior visiting lecturer.

Recently, he’s designed fonts for Airbnb, Expedia, Android, Paul Davis, The Independent Newspaper, Moscow Metro, Aperture magazine in New York and the New York Times Magazine. He is also a member of AGI, Alliance Graphique Internationale.


Henrik has received a swathe of industry awards; most recently a D&AD Yellow Pencil 2014, Tokyo Type Directors Club Type Award 2015 and a Typeface award from TDC in New York 2015. In February 2015 he was awarded the prestigious Knud V Engelhardt Award from The Danish Museum of Art & Design.

Henrik has given lectures for many organisations and conferences: AGI Open lecture, São Paulo, August 2014; Typo Berlin, May 2013; St Bride Library, London, eye Magazine Type Tuesday, June 2013; ATypI Annual Type Conference in Amsterdam, October 2013 and Type Directors Club in NYC, November 2013.