Gerard Unger

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Gerard Unger (22 January 1942 – 23 November 2018) was a Dutch graphic and type designer.[1]

Biography[change | change source]

He was born in Arnhem, Netherlands. He worked at Total Design, Prad and Joh. Enschedé. In 1975, he became an independent developer. He was a long-time guest lecturer at the University of Reading, he mentored many modern typeface designers.[2]

Unger died on 23 November 2018 in Bussum, Netherlands from stomach cancer at the age of 76.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Walters, John L. "Reputations: Gerard Unger". Eye. Retrieved 19 October 2017.
  2. "Gerard Unger Wins 2009 SOTA Typography Award". Microsoft Typography. Retrieved 19 October 2017.
  3. Letterontwerper en bedenker Volkskrant-letter Gerard Unger (76) overleden (in Dutch)