Spirit & Bones is a German foundry based in Hamburg, founded in 2021 by artist and type designer Lena Schmidt.

Lena Schmidt was born 1981 in Bremen. She is a german painter and type designer. From 2003 to 2011 she studied Fine Arts in Hamburg with professor Matt Mullican. From 2015 to 2019 she studied graphic design with a focus on type design at HAW Hamburg Department Design with the well known type designer and calligrapher professor Jovica Veljović. With the founding of Spirit & Bones, Lena Schmidt laid the foundation for a deeper and long-term engagement with the fascinating world of type design.

The Foundry published it's first font family Schneidler Latein in 2020 followed by the Sans Serif font »Neue Latein« in 2021.
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