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, opinionated apps for iOS and for the web


Digital Consultancy in Berlin
Founder & Partner

Current Projects

V for Wiki
since 2015 · iOS Wikipedia Reader App
Concept, Design, Typography, iOS Development, Branding, Marketing  
since 2017 · Typography Website
Redesign, UI Design, Web Development


Fachhochschule Potsdam
since 2010 · Associate Lecturer and Examiner
Typography and Software User Interface Design
Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design
since 2010 · Visiting Faculty and Mentor
Mobile App Design
GBS St. Gallen
since 2016 · Visiting Faculty
Digital Typography
FH Joanneum Graz
since 2016 · Visiting Faculty
Digital Typography, UI Prototyping


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


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


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