best bookstores
for typography

Compilation by Justus Szabó

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Small shop with a large number of international and English literature. The typography selection is small, but is still very up-to-date and well presented.
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Auguststraße 28 · 10117 Berlin
U Rosenthaler Platz
Mon–Sat: 11 am to 7 pm

Kunst-Buch Kollwitzplatz

Very nice, enthusiastic salespeople in a small shop in the middle of Prenzlauer Berg. A rather small selection, but still worth a visit to the cosy shop.
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Wörther Str. 17 · 10405 Berlin
U Senefelderplatz
Mon–Fri: 11 am to 7 pm

Buchhandlung Walther König an der Museumsinsel

A colourful mix of graphic books, portraits of artists and type literature. Newer publications are on the display table. Very friendly sales assistants.
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Burgstraße 27 · 10178 Berlin
S Hackescher Markt
Mon–Sat: 11 am to 6 pm

Bücherbogen Savignyplatz

Well-assorted, medium-sized selection of specialist literature in the penultimate hall of the individual book arches. The adjoining, cosy café invites you to linger and read along.
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Stadtbahnbogen 593 · 10623 Berlin
S Savignyplatz
Mon–Sat: 10 am to 7 pm

Dussmann das Kulturkaufhaus

Neat and well-stocked selection. The specialist range is located directly on Friedrichstraße. Somewhat hidden in the back of the shop on the top floor.
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Friedrichstraße 90 · 10117 Berlin
S+U Friedrichstraße
Mon–Fri: 10 am to midnight
Sat: 10 am to 23 pm
Sun: 1 to 8 pm

Buchhandlung Moritzplatz · Modulor

Handy selection of typography books in the bookshop right next to Künstlerbedarf Modulor. Unfortunately, some titles are shrink-wrapped and therefore not viewable.
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Prinzenstraße 85 · 10969 Berlin
U Moritzplatz
Mon–Fri: 10 am to 6 pm
Sat: 10 am to 6 pm

boesner GmbH Prenzlauer Berg

Small selection of type-related publications, but no real typography basics. It is most likely that the situation is similar in the other boesner stores.
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Marienburger Str. 16 · 10405 Berlin
Tram Hufelandstraße
Mon–Fri: 9:30 am to 8 pm
Sat: 9:30 am to 6 pm

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