Albert Boton

Albert Boton became a graphic designer and a font creator by a stroke of luck. His father, who was a carpenter and a cabinet maker intended his son to take up this noble trade, but the young Albert only had one thing in mind: drawing. One day, while repairing windows in a block of flats in the 16th arrondissement in Paris, he found his true vocation when he found there was an advertising agency on the top floor. Albert Boton met the artistic team and his career took a decisive turn. After his military service, he joined the agency to learn the trade, and attended Adrian Frutiger’s classes at the École Estienne (the famous graphic design school of Paris). One year later, Albert Boton joined Frutiger at Deberny & Peignot, the leading French type foundry.

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