>Wellcome to my Univers *in progress*
>Adrian Frutiger was for in Switzerland in 1928. He had and early fascination with script fonts and did not want to use cursive in school. It was from this issue he was sugested to go into printing and began cutting lead in Interlakin for three years.
His wood engraved illustrations caught the eye of Charles Peignot, of the Paris foundry Deberny Et Peignot. Here he began to make the transition of type from lead to film. "The task of adapting the typefaces of the old masters from relief type to flat film was my best school." and at this Frutiger did excel. His first font were serifed President slanted and released in 1954. But is was of his own idea where to take the Grotesk Sanserif fonts forward.
Here is a great pdf on Mr. Frutiger
What makes Univers “unique”, what is the Univers grid?