About

David Gobber is a graphic and type designer. His practice covers various kinds of design work such as comprehensively defined visual identities, editorial projects, print and web design as well as type design. Apart from his studio projects, he writes essays in which he shares his reflections on design. A few of these texts can be accessed on this page.

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 Hoang Nguyen, NODE Berlin, Thomas Lehner Studio, Bosco Ferreira and others.

If you’re interested in collaborating, want to purchase a license for one of my typefaces or want to receive any further information don’t hesitate to contact me.