Christian Schwartz

Indices : Designers : Christian Schwartz

Born: New Hampshire, 1977

Career History
1999: Graduated Carnegie Mellon University (Communications Design)
1999: MetaDesign Berlin
2000: Font Bureau
2001: Orange Italic

Awards
His work has been honored by the New York Type Directors Club, the AIGA, the D&AD Awards, the International Society of Typographic Designers, and the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum.

Fonts:

1992
Flywheel : Released by FontHaus.

1993
Atlas : Released by FontHaus, some styles unfinished
Elroy : Released by FontHaus.
Hairspray : Released by FontHaus

1994
Twist : Released by Precision Type and the Agfatype Creative Alliance
Ant & Bee Art Fonts : Drawings by Jill Weber. Released by FontHaus.

1995
Zombie : Released by Precision Type and the Agfatype Creative Alliance
Morticia : Released by the Agfatype Creative Alliance

1996
Gladys (Unreleased)
Bureau Grotesque : Designed with FB Staff including David Berlow, Tobias Frere-Jones, Jill Pichotta, Richard Lipton, and others. Mostly unreleased. Some styles commissioned by Entertainment Weekly.

1997
Fritz : Released by Font Bureau.

1998
Vendome (Unfinished revival of a François Ganeau design orginally produced by Deberny & Peignot)

1999
VW Headline Light & Heckschrift : Art directed by Erik Spiekermann and Stephanie Kurz. Commissioned by MetaDesign Berlin for Volkswagen AG.
Sandbox (Unfinished. Designed with Chris Pacione)
Local Gothic (Unfinished)

2000
Pennsylvania : Released by Font Bureau.
Casa Latino! : Art Direction by Andy Cruz. Designed with Ken Barber. Released by House Industries.
FF Din Condensed : Commissioned by Michael Grossman for Harper's Bazaar. Not to be confused with retail version of FF DIN Condensed, designed by Albert-Jan Pool
Poynter Agate Display : Commissioned by the San Jose Mercury News classified section
LaDeeDa : Art Directed by Mia Hurley. Commissioned by gURL.com
Vectora Thin : Commissioned by O Magazine
Addison (Unfinished)
Boyband (Unfinished)
Bilbao (Unfinished)

2001
Simian : : Art Directed by Ken Barber and Andy Cruz. Released by House Industries.
Interstate Monospaced : Commissioned by Citigroup.
Coop Black (lowercase) : Based on Coop Black by Ken Barber and Coop. Commissioned by House Industries for Toys R Us.
David Yurman : Commissioned by Lipman Advertising for David Yurman.
Caslon's Egyptian : Designed with Miko McGinty and Cyrus Highsmith. Commissioned by Red Herring.
Benton Modern : Commissioned by Font Bureau for the Readability Series

2002
Los Feliz : Released by Emigre.
Luxury : Designed with Dino Sanchez. Released by Orange Italic.
Chalet Cyrillic : Commissioned by House Industries for Lego.
Harrison : Commissioned by Rafael Esquer at @radical.media.
Reform Sketched italic for typeface by Anuthin Wongsunkakon. Released by PsyOps.
Masthead (Unfinished)

2003
Neutraface : Art Directed by Ken Barber and Andy Cruz. Released by House Industries.
Amplitude : Released by Font Bureau.
Houston : Commissioned by Roger Black at Danilo Black, Inc., for the Houston Chronicle.
FF Meta 3 : Designed by Erik Spiekermann. Portions drawn by Richard Lipton. Released by FontShop International.
Eero : Art Directed by Ken Barber and Andy Cruz. Commissioned by House Industries for the Dulles International Airport.
Symantec : Designed with Conor Mangat. Commissioned by MetaDesign for Symantec Corporation.
ITC Officina Display : Designed by Erik Spiekermann and Ole Schäfer. Portions drawn by Richard Lipton and Cyrus Highsmith. Released by Agfa/Monotype/ITC.
Bailey (Unfinished. Commissioned by Danilo Black, Inc.)

2004
FF Unit : Designed with Erik Spiekermann. Released by FontShop International.
Farnham : Released by Font Bureau
Neutraface Condensed : Art Directed by Ken Barber and Andy Cruz. Released by House Industries.
FF Bau : Original idea by Erik Spiekermann. Released by FontShop International.
Popular : Commissioned by Robb Rice at Danilo Black, Inc., for Popular Mechanics.
Bosch Serif & Sans : Designed with Erik Spiekermann, production assistance by Joshua Darden. Commissioned by United Designers for Bosch.

2005
FF Oxide : Previously known as 5608. Designed for David Mullen at Double A Clothing. Released by FontShop International.
FF Meta Headline : Designed by Erik Spiekermann, produced with Joshua Darden. Released by FontShop International.

2006
Farnham Headline : Commissioned by Esterson Associates and de Luxe Associates.

2007
Publico : Originally designed with Paul Barnes; production and design assistance by Kai Bernau. Commissioned by Mark Porter and Esterson Associates for Público.

External Links
Personal Site
FontShop Designer Spotlight: Christian Schwartz
MyFonts, Creative Characters: Christian Schwartz

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