Frank Rausch

Frank Rausch User Interface Typographer

I’m an app designer and developer specialized in digital typography. I’ve designed and built award-winning, commercially successful, distinctive apps for iOS and for the web.


Fachhochschule Potsdam
since 2010 · Lecturer
Typography and User Interface Design
GBS St. Gallen
since 2016 · Lecturer
Digital Typography and App Design
FH Joanneum Graz
since 2016 · Lecturer
App Design
Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design
2010–2019 · Visiting Faculty and Student Mentor
App Design


Member of Netzwerk Leseforschung
Multidisciplinary Reading Research Network


Viel Hype um die Dark‑Mode‑Funktion
Deutschlandfunk Nova, October 2019
Uses This
September 2019
Typo und UI Design
PAGE 10.2019
Typo fürs Internet of Things
PAGE 05.2019
50 Friends
Design Friends Luxembourg, 2019
Schrift bringt’s
PAGE 08.2018
Details Make the Experience
Johannes Ippen, September 2017
Future of Reading: Frank Rausch
Shutterstock Blog, October 2017
Web Typo
PAGE 03.2017
Experten fürs Kleine
PAGE 08.2016
Culture, Knowledge and Typography
Type Thursday, May 2016


TypeTech MeetUp Video
Typesetting with Unknowns
20 Nov 2020 · Remote
DXT · Zwiegestalten Video
App-Design im Spannungsfeld von Plattformen, Trends und persönlicher Haltung
29 Sep 2020 · Remote
tga · lesbar Video
Text interaktiv
30 Nov 2019 · Vienna, Austria
DWeb.Design Typonight
Interactive Text
15 May 2019 · Berlin, Germany
Leipziger Typotage
Schrift interaktiv
11 May 2019 · Leipzig, Germany
Design Friends Luxembourg
Typography is Code
8 May 2019 · Luxembourg
Design Festival Bern
Text interaktiv
4 May 2019 · Bern, Switzerland
Product Crunch Video
Typography is Code (The Short Cut)
18 Oct 2018 · Berlin, Germany
Element UX Talks
Typography is Code
29 Sep 2018 · Poznań, Poland
TYPO Berlin Video
Die neue Typografie
17 May 2018 · Berlin, Germany
Read On
Die neue Typografie
27 Apr 2018 · Mainz, Germany
CIID Open Lecture
Typography is Code
11 Apr 2018 · Copenhagen, Denmark
Typography is Code
12 Dec 2017 · Berlin, Germany
FURE – The Future of Reading
Digitale Typografie ohne Ausreden
24 Nov 2017 · Münster, Germany
Reasons To
Typography is Code
5 Sep 2017 · Brighton, UK
TOA Berlin
Detail in App Design
12 Jul 2017 · Berlin, Germany
Visualizing Knowledge
Treat Your Text Right
29 May 2017 · Helsinki, Finland
UIKonf Berlin Video
Good Typography, Better Apps
15 May 2017 · Berlin, Germany
Tag der Schrift
Digitale Typografie ohne Ausreden
8 Apr 2017 · Zürich, Switzerland
TYPO Day Hamburg
Responsive Typography
17 Feb 2017 · Hamburg, Germany
Dynamic Font Day Video
Typography is Code
26 Nov 2016 · Munich, Germany
beyond tellerrand Video
Typography is Code
9 Nov 2016 · Berlin, Germany
Typography in the Digital Age
21 Oct 2016 · Frankfurt, Germany
TYPO Day Köln
Responsive Typography
30 Sep 2016 · Cologne, Germany
TOA Berlin
Fonts and Typography for Apps
14 Jul 2016 · Berlin, Germany
TYPO Day Basel
Responsive Typography
10 Jun 2016 · Basel, Switzerland
TYPO Day Hamburg
Responsive Typography
19 Feb 2016 · Hamburg, Germany
TYPO Day Frankfurt
Responsive Typography
13 Nov 2015 · Frankfurt, Germany
TYPO Day Berlin
Responsive Typography
13 Mar 2015 · Berlin, Germany
Webfontday Video
Software ist das Material
8 Nov 2014 · Munich, Germany


Raureif GmbH
2009–2022 · Design Consultancy in Berlin
Founder & Partner
V for Wiki
2016–2022 · Award-winning iOS App
Designer & Developer


A Swift module that turns dumb quotes into smart quotes
A Wikipedia API client framework for Swift
Typefacts Special Characters for Alfred
Instant access to microtypographic characters
Github Gists
Code snippets that I find useful


Reading List for User Interface Typographers
My favorite articles, essays, and books on typography and UI design