Friedrich Peter (1933–)
Typony Core 5 (304 *Winner)
デザイナーは傑作書体 Vivaldi を手掛けたフリードリッヒ・ピーター。
Friedrich Peter was born in Germany. After an apprenticeship in graphic arts in East Germany (DDR) he studied for six years at The Academy of Visual Arts in West Berlin.
He came to Canada with Christine, his wife in 1957. They live in Vancouver, British Columbia, where they raised their three children. Beginning 1958 he taught at The University of British Columbia, The Vancouver School of Art, The Vancouver College of Art, and The Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design until 1998.
Throughout his long teaching career he pursued his own creative work. Typeface designs (Vivaldi, Magnificat a.o.) and calligraphy have made him known internationally.
Besides painting and drawing his diverse work includes book illustrations, murals, design of postage stamps, coins, medals and banners. He is a member of the Royal Canadian Academy. His continuing interest is in the intersection of painting, lettering art and calligraphy.