Switzerland

Indices : Geography : Switzerland

Small European country located in the Alps, in the heart of Europe. Surrounded by the European Union, although not a part of it.

Switzerland has around seven million inhabitants, and four official languages.
The capital is Bern, but Zürich is the biggest city. Other large cities include Lucerne, Basel, Geneva, Lausanne, etc.

Graphic Designers:
Armin Hoffman
Josef Müller-Brockmann
Wolfgang Weingart (German citizen living & working in Switzerland)

Type Designers:
Adrian Frutiger: Méridien, Univers, Serifa, OCR-B, Frutiger, Glypha, Avenir, Vectora, etc.
Max Miedinger: Helvetica
Laurenz Brunner: Akkurat

Foundries:
Büro Destruct/Type Different
Norm: Simple, Normetica
Lineto
Optimo
André Baldinger
Grotesk.to
Bruno Maag

Discussion:
Swiss Typography

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