André Baldinger - Diseñador Gráfico
André Baldinger, Graphic Designer, www.andrebaldinger.com
André Baldinger is a Swiss graphic designer and typographer. In 1992, after finishing his studies in Zurich, he moved to Paris, where he spent two years studying at the Atélier Nationale de la Création Typographique (ANCT).In 1995, he opened his own studio, where he mostly works on projects related to the cultural sphere and its institutions, as well as alternative projects, stage sets and three-dimensional works. A creator of new characters, he is responsible for the conception of Newut, the B-Dot and a whole series of specific characters including the family used for the identity of Cité Internationale and a character source for the Eiffel Tower signage project.
Awarded a fellowship from the French State and the Swiss Confederation, his works are regularly published, exhibited and awarded (Idea, Print, Etapes, Phaidon, Die Gestalten, Type Directors Club Tokyo, Type Directors Club New York, 100 best posters D-CH-A and others). In 2005, the Banque Nationale Suisse invited him to participate in a competition for the design of the new Swiss bills.
For years he has taught at l’écal (Ecole cantonale d’art de Lausanne), the HKB (The art school from Berne) and ANRT in Nancy. He currently teaches typography and visual communications at ENSAD in Paris and, with Hans Jürg Hunziker, he teaches the creation of characters at Zhdk in Zurich.
Since 2003, he has been a member of the International Graphic Alliance(AGI).