Gerard Unger


Gerard Unger (1942–) is a Dutch graphic and type designer, notable for his newspaper typefaces including Swift and Gulliver.

Books 1

Dutch Alphabets is a lettering model book containing 46 plates featuring samples by some of today’s prominent lettering artists, type designers, calligraphers and sign painters.

Articles 4

What is the value of type competitions? A brief reflection on the common practice of awards hunting.
Essays · 20 March 2012 · English · 620 words
The fifth chapter of Emily King’s doctoral thesis which focuses on typeface design in the United States, England and the Netherlands between 1987 and 1997.
Essays · 23 January 2005 · English · 16066 words
A mid-90s account of the development and current state of Dutch design and type in the context of its cultural and political history.
Essays · 29 November 2004 · English · 1756 words
A thorough look at the history and development of large type families across the 20th century.
Essays · 29 November 2004 · English · 4197 words

Authors 1

Koninklijke Academie van Beeldende Kunsten (Royal Academy of Art, The Hague), home of TypeMedia, Masters course in type design....