(1941) German typographer and graphic designer who studied at the Schule für Gestaltung Basel and taught there and at many other universities and colleges. He is well known for his experimentation with type and for challenging preeminent conventions of modern Swiss typography.

Selected sources +

  • Weingart, Wolfgang. My Way to Typography. Baden: Lars Müller, 2000
  • Hollis, Richard. Swiss Graphic Design: the Origins and Growth of an International Style, 1920–1965. New Haven: Yale UP, 2006, pp. 251, 257–260
  • Friedl, Friedrich, Nicolaus Ott, and Bernard Stein. Typography: an Encyclopedic Survey of Type Design and Techniques throughout History. New York: Black Dog & Leventhal, 1998, p. 543
  • Interview with Wolfgang Weingart, January 31, 2011