Karl Gerstner

Switzerland 1930 - 2017

Design

Karl Gerstner
Karl Gerstner
Male
Switzerland
1930
March 4, 2013
Alias of Jasmina Sevic, a researcher and author for Widewalls. She graduated from the Faculty of Political Science (Department for Journalism) in Belgrade in 2013.

Born in 1930 in Basel, Karl Gerstner is a Swiss graphic designer, advertiser and autodidact artist. He was part of the second wave of Swiss typography.

Featured image: Karl Gerstner – Polychrome of Pure Colors (detail), 1956-58 – photo via aeon.com