Marco Ganz - Linotype Font Designer Gallery

Marco Ganz

Marco Ganz. Born in Zürich in 1961. Attended Zürich School of Design, completed graphic design apprenticeship, established own graphic design studio in 1983. Designed Mano®, a script-like text face. Worked as graphic designer in New York from 1987 to 1989, then returned to Zürich. Designed Veto® sans-serif type family. Won national design prizes in 1990 and 1996. Independent artist since 1993, regular exhibitions since 1997, of which 5 solo exhibitions at Galerie Brigitte Weiss, Zürich. Created lightweight sculpture Blue Cocoon in 2006. Specialized in colored, usually monochrome sculptures and wall objects based on hand-drawn free forms. Precision-crafted, pictogram-like works that stand for the unknown. Development of special sculpting processes and of surfaces made of polymers and high-tech materials: self-supporting open-cast epoxy lacquer wall objects, flocked sculptures made of concavity-cut foam, ultra-light carbon fiber laminate sculptures.

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