transotype® – The design factory for high-quality graphics
Every creative person needs good tools to express his ideas in the best possible way. We from transotype® always pay attention to quality, functionality and exceptional design. Due to the constantly growing range of professional graphic supplies, transotype® has grown to become a complete supplier in this segment. Our current product range includes the world-famous Copic layout markers, senseBook notebooks and drawing books, senseBag pencil cases and bags, cutting mats & cutting knives, cutting rulers, light tables, writing, scribble and sketching pens, foam board light foam boards & mounting materials, etc.
How it all began
In 1964 transotype®, the second brand of HOLTZ OFFICE SUPPORT GmbH was founded by Peter Holtz-Kathan and his father Hermann Holtz to produce modern graphic materials. transotype® became well known with rub-off lettering, self-adhesive screen and colour foils and a large number of other graphic products which were exported worldwide. In 1987, the Copic System became part of our product portfolio. Today, the current product range includes senseBook notebooks and drawing books, senseBag pencil cases and bags, cutting mats & cutting knives, cutting rulers, light tables, writing, scribble and sketching pens, Foam Board lightweight foam boards & mounting materials etc.
transotype® innovations – from professionals for professionals
Driven by the desire to create professional products with unique design and great emotional value, transotype® always maintains an innovative and loving eye for the company's tradition and future. Our work and commitment has paid off: the transotype® brand has already been awarded the German Brand Award Winner twice – in 2016 and 2019. We have also received the German Brand Award Special in 2019. We were able to win The Major German Brands both in 2016 and 2020.
Design is the ambassador of a brand.
Since 2013, the transotype® brand has been on a continuously rising path to success. Shortly after its product launch in 2013, the senseBook was awarded the internationally coveted reddot design award. This was followed in 2015 by the German Design Award 2015. The cutting rulers were also awarded the reddot design award 2015 immediately after product launch and received the German Design Award Special 2016 one year later. The new senseBag product line also received the reddot award 2015 honourable mention.
It was followed by the aluminium Cutter PRO in ergonomic design, which was awarded the reddot design award winner 2017 and twice the German Design Award Winner 2018. Our senseBag Shopper successfully continues this series with the reddot design award winner 2017 and the German Design Award Special 2018.