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Walter Friedrich Haettenschweiler

Swiss type designer, b. 1933, Zug. He studied at Kunstgewerbeschule Zürich, and from 1957 onwards he ran a design studio in Zug. His typefaces, often published in the Lettera book series (Lettera2, 1961; Lettera3, 1968 and Lettera4, 1972) all printed by Teufen.

  • Abschattierte
  • Africaine
  • Aleman con Adorno
  • Allshadow 1969
  • Alphabet Art Nouveau
  • Alphabets Capitale&Romain Penches en....
  • Alphabet Capitales de Fantasie
  • Alphabet Majeur d'Anglaise Rubannee
  • Alphabet de Broderies (with Armin Haab)
  • Alphabet de L'Amour
  • Arnold Boecklin
  • Audrey Hepburn 1951
  • Bauhaus 1952
  • Beggarstaff 1961
  • Black'n white 1960 (with Armin Haab)
  • Blues (with Armin Haab)
  • Boris Vian (with Armin Haab)
  • Box-Letter 1972
  • Breitfette Etienne 1960
  • Breitfette Unziale 1968 (with Armin Haab)
  • Broad
  • Busride 1969
  • Calder 1952 (with Armin Haab)
  • Carnaby 1967
  • Caron 1952
  • Chelsea Type 1967
  • Coal 1969
  • Cocteau 1951
  • Congo 1952
  • Disney 1952
  • Driving 1975 (with Armin Haab)
  • Eckmann-Schrift
  • Edelgotisch-Initialen
  • Eleanora 1970
  • Ella forever (with Armin Haab)
  • Ellington (with Armin Haab)
  • End 1972
  • Expo 1967 (with Armin Haab)
  • Für das Alter
  • Fancy Letter 1957
  • Fantail
  • Favorit
  • Flat Letter 1967 (with Beat Frick)
  • Fraktur-Bastard
  • Gaité 1961
  • Girlish Face
  • Green Leaves 1960 (with Armin Haab)
  • Grotesk
  • Haettenschweiler 1954 (Microsoft, Linotype). He is most famous for the black headline typeface Haettenschweiler (1954)---a renaming of schmalfette Grotesk by Photoscript in the photo font era---, which made it to the Microsoft library in 1995 as part of Microsoft Office. Haettenschweiler was used by Paris Match for headlines. The soccer team Nottingham Forest has a logo based on it as well.
  • Haettenschweiler Display 2006
  • Haettenschweiler Face 1970
  • Haetti-Antiqua 1972
  • Halbstarke Pica 1960 (with Armin Haab)
  • Happening 1967 (with Armin Haab)
  • Historismus
  • Jugendstil-Unziale
  • Kalligraphia
  • Klee 1952
  • Knock out 1967
  • Lawless Type 1961 (with Armin Haab)
  • Lefthand drive lineale 1975 (with Armin Haab)
  • Leslie 1952
  • Lettre coupée
  • Lettres Ombrees
  • Lichte
  • Lichte Italienne-Kursiv
  • Lima
  • Maidenform 1960
  • Maotse (with Armin Haab)
  • Marino Marini 1952
  • Metropolitaines
  • Mira
  • Mondrian 1952
  • New Fashion
  • Nouvelle Vague
  • OP-Letter 1968
  • Oberoy 1971
  • Ornamentale Antiqua
  • Picasso 1952
  • Plastische Verzierte Italienne Toscanienne
  • Polyp (with Armin Haab)
  • Roaring Twenties 1967 (with Armin Haab)
  • Romantique
  • Sacral Letter 1960
  • Schenk ein Buch 1953
  • Schmale Mediaeval 1960
  • Schmalfette Grotesk 1954
  • Schraffiert+abschattiert
  • Schraffierte Etienne
  • Sezession S 1967
  • Shark 1974
  • Siegfried
  • Smoke
  • Soutache
  • Strada 1967
  • Subway 1971
  • Symphonie 1952
  • TV-Letter 1973
  • Teutonia
  • Thalia
  • That bad Eartha
  • The Ugly American 1972 (with Armin Haab)
  • Timeless 1971
  • Tropic (with Armin Haab)
  • Umrandete
  • Unziale 1967 (with Armin Haab)
  • Vanishing Letter
  • Verzierte Antiqua 1961
  • Verzierte Unziale
  • Walhalla
  • Wir Wunderkinder (with Armin Haab)
  • Wornout 1972
  • Wotan
  • Yardley 1967
  • Zierliche Antiqua 1961 (with Armin Haab)

Revivals of his typefaces include Capital Ideas 2 NF (2012, Nick Curtis), which is based on Breitfette Unziale (1958). Schmalfette CP (Jason Walcott and Rob King) revives Walter Haettenschweiler's original titling sans from 1954.

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file name: Nick Curtis Capital Ideas2 N F 2012 after Walter Haettenschweiler Breitfette Unziale 1958


file name: Walter Haettenschweiler Schmalfette Grotesk 1964


file name: Counter Point Type Studio Schmalfette C P 2016 196173


file name: Counter Point Type Studio Schmalfette C P 2016 196175


file name: Counter Point Type Studio Schmalfette C P 2016 196176


file name: Counter Point Type Studio Schmalfette C P 2016 196177


file name: Counter Point Type Studio Schmalfette C P 2016 196178


file name: Counter Point Type Studio Schmalfette C P 2016 196170


file name: Counter Point Type Studio Schmalfette C P 2016


file name: Walter Haettenschweiler Schmalfette Grotesk 1954 poster by Tom Wolsey 1962


file name: Walter Haettenschweiler Schmalfette Grotesk 1954 poster by Tom Wolsey 1962


file name: Walter Haettenschweiler Armin Haab Lettera3 Alphabet 1968


file name: Walter Haettenschweiler Armin Haab Haettenschweiler 1995


file name: Walter Haettenschweiler Armin Haab Haettenschweiler 1995b


file name: Walter Haettenschweiler Armin Haab Haettenschweiler 1995c


file name: Walter Haettenschweiler Pic







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