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Pia Forsberg

Pia Forsberg

Graphic designer and illustrator. Pia is most recognized as a book cover designer. She was educated at Beckmans School in Stockholm and worked as a book designer and illustrator for her own company. During the 80s and 90s She designed over 2,000 paperback book covers. Pia has also designed logos, including one for the publisher Moon Pocket. She has worked as a teacher at Beckmans and has been principal and teacher at Forsbergs Skola since its founding in 1991.

Vidar Forsberg

Vidar Forsberg

(1921-1992), Graphic designer. One of the foremost book designers and typographers of the 20th century. Worked as artistic director at Bonniers before starting his own studio in the 60’s. His major works as a book designer include The Swedish History in ten parts (Bonnier 1966-68). In 1969 he was awarded the Leipzig Fair gold medal for his book designs. He designed logos for companies including Skandia and The Swedish Institute.

Pelle Lindberg

Pelle Lindberg

(1940–2006), Art director and artist. Worked as an AD at several large advertising agencies such as Hera Information and Falk & Pihl / DDB. Pelle received several gold and silver eggs and has also sat in the jury for a number of major competitions including at the Rizzoli European Awards. He was also a legendary head teacher at Beckman’s School during the 1970s and 1980s and helped found Forsbergs.. Following his death in the spring of 2006, the Pelle Scholarship was instituted at Forsbergs Skola

Karl-Erik Forsberg

Karl-Erik Forsberg

(1914–1995), Book artist, calligrapher and graphic designer for The Swedish Royal family. World famous mainly through his font Berling Antikva (1951). He also designed several well-known company logos such as those for Volvo, the Royal Library, Sweden’s Radio and Stockholm University, as well as for The Swedish Royal Family He also published several books: Exlibris, Monograms and Other Marks (1981) and My Letters (1983), Hiking among Letter Forms (1992) and many others. On his 75th birthday in 1989 he instituted the Berling Prize, which since 1991 is awarded annually to a Swedish graphic artist.

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