David Gobber is a graphic and type designer currently based in Basel. His practice covers various kinds of design work such as comprehensively defined visual identities, editorial design, smaller pieces of printed matter or web designs as well as bespoke typefaces. Apart from his design practice, he writes essays in which he shares his critical reflections on design. A few of these texts can be accessed below.
After having finished his studies of Visual Communication in the graphic design class of Fons Hickmann at the University of the Arts Berlin with top marks, he deepened his knowledge in the graduate programme of the Basel School of Design. He obtained the academic title Master of Arts in Visual Communication and Iconic Research with his master’s thesis on metaphorical thinking in graphic design.
He has been working on commissioned and self-initiated projects as well as collaboratively with and for various design studios such as NODE Berlin, Thomas Lehner Studio, Bosco Ferreira and others.
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