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Gert Wiescher

German designer living in Munich, whose studio is called Wiescher Design. Here’s what he told us:

I went to Paris when I was very young, just for the sake of art. That caused many a sleepless night to my beloved mother, but she accepted my decision. Once I met Salvador Dalí, but he did not take me very seriously. To this day I don’t know why! After some years I decided to start a serious life. I got married and studied graphic design at the Hochschule der Künste in Berlin. Making detours, once more to Paris, then to Barcelona, where I designed the OECD pavillion for the Osaka World Expo at the office of Harnden & Bombelli, I reached South Africa. Grey and Young advertising got to know me! I had to fiddle around with Agfa cameras and films, Epol dog-food, several kinds of toilet paper, unbelievable insurance companies and I-don’t-know-what.

Sometime on a holiday in Munich I stayed there. Someone made me an offer I did not want to refuse. DFS&R-Dorland bought me out of South African slavery! I now became an art-director for Paulaner, CMA, Phillip Morris, and Peugeot. Being a young adventurous man, I changed to the Herrwerth & Partner agency, which at that time was supposed to be the most creative outfit in town. Mister Herrwerth taught me to “think simple”. I was allowed to introduce IKEA into the German market. Afterwards I became Creative Partner with Lauenstein & Partner. That was OK, ’til someone discovered his love for horses! That’s when I rented my own office in 1982!

Since then I design some typefaces per year, I guide a couple of nice young people (apprentices) along to designer stardom. I write a couple of books and newspaper articles about design, computers, food, drink and crime! As a graphic designer I have nothing but happy clients! I am open to every challenge!

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MyFonts Creative Characters: Gert Wiescher (December 2008)

302 font families by Gert Wiescher

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Querida

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Querida Querida

Helenia

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Helenia Helenia

Lisa Fiore™

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1 font from $39.50
Lisa Fiore™ Lisa Fiore™

Eleganza

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4 fonts from $39.50
Eleganza Eleganza

English Script

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English Script English Script

Felicita

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10 fonts from $99.00
Felicita Felicita

Cimiez

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6 fonts from $39.50
Cimiez Cimiez

Cavaliere

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2 fonts from $49.50
Cavaliere Cavaliere

Ornata G

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Ornata G Ornata G

Perfect Sketch

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4 fonts from $39.50
Perfect Sketch Perfect Sketch

Bodoni Classic Swashes

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4 fonts from $39.50
Bodoni Classic Swashes Bodoni Classic Swashes

Ornata B™

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Ornata B™ Ornata B™

Eveningnews

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Eveningnews Eveningnews

Ela

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8 fonts from $39.50
Ela Ela

Cheap Thrill

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Cheap Thrill Cheap Thrill

Annabella

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Annabella Annabella

Bodoni Classic Condensed

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Bodoni Classic Condensed Bodoni Classic Condensed

Wayside Ornaments

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Wayside Ornaments Wayside Ornaments

Supra Compressed

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15 fonts from $29.00 - some free
Supra Compressed Supra Compressed

Supra Mezzo

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16 fonts from $29.00 - some free
Supra Mezzo Supra Mezzo

Contra Sans

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10 fonts from $16.50
Contra Sans Contra Sans

Fleurie

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Fleurie Fleurie

Contra Flare

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Contra Flare Contra Flare

Thistle Borders

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Thistle Borders Thistle Borders

Xan

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Xan Xan

Ela Demiserif

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32 fonts from $39.50
Ela Demiserif Ela Demiserif

Guilloche A

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1 font from $80.00
Guilloche A Guilloche A

Chloe

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Chloe Chloe

Metra Serif

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15 fonts from $49.50
Metra Serif Metra Serif

Brigitta

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Brigitta Brigitta

Contra Condensed

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10 fonts from $16.50
Contra Condensed Contra Condensed

Schoolblock

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Schoolblock Schoolblock

Heinz

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Heinz Heinz

Amaro

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4 fonts from $39.50 - some free
Amaro Amaro

Geometa Rounded Deco

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Geometa Rounded Deco Geometa Rounded Deco

Eloise

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Eloise Eloise

Purissima Bold

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5 fonts from $66.00
Purissima Bold Purissima Bold

Bodoni Classic Swirls

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Bodoni Classic Swirls Bodoni Classic Swirls

Paula

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Paula Paula

Riana

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Riana Riana

Ulissia

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Ulissia Ulissia

Exprima™

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1 font from $39.50
Exprima™ Exprima™

Venice Initials™

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Venice Initials™ Venice Initials™

Copperplate Classic Light

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3 fonts from $49.50
Copperplate Classic Light Copperplate Classic Light

Imperium

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Imperium Imperium

Woody

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2 fonts from $39.50
Woody Woody

My Script

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3 fonts from $39.50
My Script My Script

QuickType

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10 fonts from $39.50
QuickType QuickType

Novido

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Novido Novido

Kato

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Kato Kato

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