Introduction
Karl Gerstner (2 July 1930 – 1 January 2017) was a Swiss designer, typographer, author and artist. Gerstner was apprenticed as a typographer, and in 1949, started his own graphic design studio. In 1963, together with Paul Gredinger and Markus Kutter, he founded GGK (Gerstner, Gredinger + Kutter), a leading Swiss advertising agency. In 2006 Gerstner donated his entire archive to the Swiss National Library in Bern, and the Karl Gerstner Archive sets out to document his design process from the earliest drafts to the final product.Gerstner died in Basel University Hospital on 1 January 2017.
Wikidata
Q1707424
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Nationality
Swiss
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Painter
Names
Karl Gerstner, KG, Richard Gerstl
Ulan
500047251
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