Gerard Unger

Gerard Unger (*1942) studied graphic design, typography, and type design at the renowned Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam until 1967. Since 1972, this multiple award-winning designer has been designing stamps, coins, magazines, newspapers, books, logos, corporate designs, business reports … and has developed more than 20 typefaces including Swift, Capitolium, and Paradox. He is teaching at the University of Reading at the Department of Typography and Graphic Communication and is a professor for typography at Leiden University, Netherlands. His latest work includes the book »Wie man’s liest« (lit. »Depending on how one reads it«) published by Niggli.

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Bussum, NL
University of Reading, Universität Leiden