ISTD - A Lifes Work: Adrian Frutiger

Typography // Design For Print


A multiple use publication celebrating the design and technical details of the typefaces Univers, Frutiger and Avenir designed by Adrian Frutiger. 

Celebrate the life’s work of Adrian Frutiger. Create a prestigious ‘publication’ (digital/physical or both) that celebrates the life and work of Adrian Frutiger.


You may wish to compare/contrast his type designs, look to explore current events of the time in society, culture and politics.


Explore opportunities to contextualise your subjects and his work e.g. consider biographical, literary, cultural and historical reference points to inform visual content and typographic interpretation.

This publication (print or digital) should be special – it will pay homage to one of the world’s great type designers.

This publication is a visual celebration of Adrian Frutigers most famous typefaces Avenir, Frutiger And Univers using diagrams and more to create a concept document spec sheet style publication displaying the technical details behind the design and structure of these type faces.