Font Designer – Friedrich Karl Sallwey

Friedrich Karl Sallwey – born 16. 10. 1918 in Langen, Germany, died August 11, 2005 – graphic artist, type designer.

1937–39 and 1941–42: studies at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Offenbach. 1948: works at the Bauersche Gießerei as Heinrich Jost´s assistant. From 1951 onwards: freelance graphic artist in Frankfurt am Main.

Fonts: Information (1955), Present® (1974), Sallwey Script™ (1979), Roundy™ (1992).

* TYPOGRAPHY – An Encyclopedic Survey of Type Design and Techniques Throughout History by Friedrich Friedl, Nicolaus Ott (Editor), Bernard Stein, published by Könemann Verlagsgesellschaft mbH.
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