Font Designer – Gerard Unger
He has designed stamps, coins, magazines, newspapers, books, logo’s, corporate identities, annual reports and other objects, and many typefaces.
In 1984 he received the H.N.Werkman-Prize, in ’88 the Gravisie-Prize, in ’91 the Maurits Enschedé-Prize and in 2009 the Sota-Award.
In 2013 he obtained his PhD at Leiden University, on the subject of Alverata, a contemporary type design with roots in the Romanesque period (±1000–1200) and in early Europe. He wrote articles for the trade press, for Typography Papers, and several larger publications, such as Terwijl je leest, translated in Italian, English, German, Spanish and Korean.He lectures frequently, about type design and related subjects.