Frutiger, Adrian

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Frutiger, Adrian Gender: M
born on 24 May 1928 at 20:15 (= 8:15 PM )
Place Unterseen, Switzerland, 46n41, 7e51
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 03°20' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 14°11 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 06°08'


Swiss calligrapher, teacher, typeface designer and typographer. In his own studio, which he opened in 1960, he designed many distinguished typefaces for graphic art design, as well as for typewriter & computer.

He learned wood engraving in 1944-48 before studying calligraphy and letter design in 1948-51. He taught at the Etienne School and at the School of Decorative Arts.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Start Business 1960 (Opened studio)
  • Work : Begin Major Project 1944 (Learned wood engraving)
  • Work : Begin Major Project 1948 (Calligraphy and letter design)

Source Notes

B.R. in hand from Steinbrecher


  • Vocation : Art : Commercial artist (Caligraphy, typeface designer)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Etienne School)
  • Vocation : Business : Business owner (Design studio)