David Gobber is a graphic designer currently based in Basel. He is working mainly in the cultural field, focusing on the creation of visual identities, printed matter, as well as other forms of aesthetic expression based on well-reflected concepts and executed with a strong typographic approach. Apart from his design practice, he writes essays in which he shares his critical reflections on design. Some of these texts can be accessed in the corresponding section below.
After having finished his studies of Visual Communication in the graphic design class of Fons Hickmann at the University of the Arts Berlin with top marks, he deepened his knowledge of visual communication in the graduate programme of the Basel School of Design. He gained the title Master of Arts in Visual Communication and Iconic Research with his Master Thesis about metaphorical thinking in graphic design.
Besides that, he has been working on commissioned and self-initiated projects as well as collaboratively with and for various design studios such as NODE Berlin, Thomas Lehner Studio, Bosco Ferreira and others.
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