Robert L. Peters

24 May 2008

Adrian Frutiger at 80… forever young.

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Zürich, Switzerland

Born on this day in 1928 near Interlaken, Switzerland, the extraordinary type designer Adrian Frutiger is one of the predominant figures in twentieth century European design. His career has taken him to many countries, and his work has touched designers around the world, inspiring generations of newcomers since the 1950s. Read a Linotype tribute to Frutiger’s life’s work and view the typefaces he gave birth to here.

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