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Erik Faulhaber Font-Design

 

 

 


 

Designer

 

 

»There are common themes that run through each of Erik Faulhaber’s

typeface designs: breadth of family size, applicability to a wide range of uses,

and a search for character perfection.« Allan Haley

 

Erik Faulhaber, Diplom-Designer

Erik Faulhaber – Diplom-Designer

 

Lives and works in Germany, focused on font-design.

Freelance creative in the areas of corporate-,

graphic-, logo- and font-design since 1996.

Diplom (German MA/MSc. equiv.) in graphic-design,

received with honors from the Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe

(Karlsruhe College of Design). Coursework completed under

professors Gunter Rambow and Kurt Weidemann.

Apprenticeship in font-design and typography at Linotype

received by Reinhard Haus. Mentor: Adrian Frutiger.

Born 1966 in Germany.

 

Font-Design:

Aeonis (2009), Generis (2006), Quantis (2016) and Xenois (2013).

 

Collaboration:

Frutiger Next (2000).

BMW Helvetica, Compatil, Heidelberg Gothic, IBM Helvetica,

Microsoft Frutiger, Milano, Pinakothek Frutiger, Vialog

and other fonts.

 

Teaching:

Bauhaus Universität Weimar, Fakultät Gestaltung.

Burg Giebichenstein, Hochschule für Kunst und Design Halle.

Folkwang Universität der Künste Essen, Campus Wuppertal.

Frutiger – Die Wandlung eines Schriftklassikers

Publication:

Frutiger – Die Wandlung eines Schriftklassikers

Foreword by Kurt Weidemann.

Cover illustration: Stephan Eckel.

Niggli Publisher (CH) 2004, ISBN 978-3-7212-0520-6.

106 pages, numerous b/w illustrations, hardcover 137 x 212 mm.

Full text in German.

(Dieses Buch dokumentiert reich illustriert die Geschichte der

Frutiger und den spannenden Prozess ihrer Überarbeitung, und es

ist eine Hommage an Adrian Frutiger und sein Lebenswerk.)