Nolan Paparelli is a Swiss graphic and type designer currently based in Munich, Germany. Originally from the french-speaking part of Switzerland, he graduated with a Bachelor in Graphic design at ECAL in 2015 and officially runs his own independent practice since 2017. Through the years, in parallel of developing his personal work, he collaborated with the likes of Swiss Typefaces, Herburg Weiland and Think Work Observe to name a few. In 2021, his typeface Everett has been published by TYPE.WELTKERN®, a type foundry with which he is closely associated. His work focuses mainly in the fields of editorial design, visual identity, web and type design with a strong sense of detail and particular attention to typography.


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The Brand Identity, insight by Poppy Thaxter, with Margot Lévêque & Jeppe Pendrup

Shoplifters 10 / New Type Design, book published by Actual Source

The Lovers Magazine, interview (online)


Forever Everett, lecture at Hochschule Augsburg, invited by Kai Bergmann

The Brand Identity, interview with Elliott Moody


Support Independent Type, book published by Slanted

It's Nice That, article by Jyni Ong and Ayla Angelos

100 Beste Plakate 19, catalogue published by Verlag Kettler


NEW AESTHETIC, book self-published by Leonhard Lauplicher

Typodarium 2020, published by Verlag Hermann Schmidt

Shoplifters 8 / New Type Design, book published by Actual Source

Ficciones Typografika 1642, book published by Formist Editions


100 Beste Plakate 17, catalogue published by Verlag Kettler


Typodarium 2018, published by Verlag Hermann Schmidt

Ficciones Typografika 1561-1563, poster contribution, Minneapolis, USA


ECAL Graphic Design, book published by JRP | Ringier

It’s Nice That, article by Lucy Bourton


Ficciones Typografika 807-809, poster contribution, Minneapolis, USA

ECAL Diplômes 2015, book published by ECAL Editions



100 Beste Plakate 20, Lucerne City Hall, Lucerne, CH


100 Beste Plakate 19, Museum Folkwang, Essen, DE


100 Beste Plakate 17, HEAD, Geneva, CH

NEW AESTHETIC, Münster School of Design, Münster, DE


100 Beste Plakate 17, Kulturforum der Staatlichen Museen, Berlin, DE


Never Better, Quartier Général, La Chaux-de-Fonds, CH

Other Side, Quartier Général, La Chaux-de-Fonds, CH


ECAL Graphic Design, Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, DE


ECAL Diplômes 2015, ECAL/Hall Kudelski, Renens, CH


Everett and Everett Mono are now available exclusively on TYPE.WELTKERN®! Both font families have been updated with more glyphs, more weights as well as corresponding italics, among many more improvements. If you need to update your license or just have general enquiries, please reach out directly to the foundry type@weltkern.com.
Other type design projects are currently under development. These self-initiated typefaces are planned to be released for retail on TYPE.WELTKERN® in a near future. Custom type design work is also possible of course, depending on the scale and budget. For more details, feel free to get in touch!



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Publisher’s details

Nolan Paparelli
Graphic and type design
VAT no. DE342019520
Goethestraße 20
c/o Edition Taube
80336 Munich

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