Robert G. Oster

Some biographical notes from Robert Oster:

  • Born September 29, 1959 in Tanunda — population 2,500 at the time — in the world-famous wine growing district of the Barossa Valley, Australia.
  • Family owns the Eden Valley Winery in the Barossa Valley. Sometimes wine plays a part in his font styling!
  • First experience in design as a typographer and advertising designer for own advertising company in early 1990s.
  • Began designing under the brand Australian Faces in 1999.
  • Recent experience designing Bluegum and a family named Australian Sans, apart from client customizations.
  • Currently designing in Sydney, Australia.
  • Favorite font designer is Erik Spiekermann.
  • Favorite font is Meta because of its day-to-day practicality and slick features.

Personal details

  • From: Australia
  • Born: Tanunda, South Australia, 1959
  • What he does: Type Design
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