About

Arthur Schwarz is a Swiss designer. His interest for type design grew early in his design practice. He began his studies in 2015 at HEAD/University of Art and Design Geneva, where he earned a Bachelor degree of Visual Communication with honors in 2018. He then went on to study at écal/University of Art and Design Lausanne, graduating in 2020 with a Master in Type Design.

In 2021, he joined the type foundry Production Type in its Paris office. First as a type designer and since 2024 as Communication Lead. In addition to this role, Schwarz is a type designer and has worked for clients such as Vogue, Humane, Crack Magazine, and Swiss Olympic and with multiple entities, including &Walsh, Extraset, Socio Type, Futur Neue, LO-OL Type, Fontef, Neo Neo, Margot Lévêque, Cécile+Roger, Enen Studio and more.

Talks & Features

• ATypI – The font business is broken: can we fix it? (Paris, France, 2023)
• In Design We Trust 6 by ADC – Business of Type: Type of Business (Paris, France, 2022)
• Design Society Talk – How to type design (Plymouth, UK, 2022)
• BASE 10 (Melbourne, Australia, 2021)
• Tomorrow Type Today (Russia, 2020)
• Catálogo Tipográfico 2020 (Spain, 2020)
• New Aesthetics 2 (Germany – 2020)
• Graphic Matters Festival (Breda, NL, 2017)
• Weltformat Festival (Lucerne, Switzerland, 2017)

Selected Clients

Vogue, Bosch, Humane, Swiss Olympic, CoreMedica, Crack Magazine, Enen Studio, Extraset, Fontef, Geneva Conservatory of Music, SIG (Services Industriels de Genève), Ville de Montreuil

Fonts I contributed to

• Extraset – ES Allianz, ES Build, ES Dokument, ES Face, ES Klarheit, ES Nein, ES Peak, ES Quarz, ES Rebond
• Fontef – Tam
• LO-OL Type – Ortank
• Production Type – Cardinal, Gamuth, Kessler, Paramount, PVC

Services  

• Design logo, logotype, lettering, pictograms
• Design consultation
• Design direction for projects involving typography
• Expanding fonts with weights, widths, slants
• Language support 
• Mastering + Engineering
• OpenType Feature programming + testing 

Fonts are available upon request. Please, get in touch to purchase a license at contact@arthurschwarz.ch.

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contact@arthurschwarz.ch · Instagram · Linkedin · © 2024 Arthur Schwarz

contact@arthurschwarz.ch · Instagram · Linkedin · © 2024 Arthur Schwarz

contact@arthurschwarz.ch · Instagram · Linkedin · © 2024 Arthur Schwarz