Gunnlaugur SE Briem

作者的作品

Imre Reiner Exhibition Poster

Imre Reiner Exhibition Poster

Silk screen decoration on paper, 44,5х63,5 cm, 1983.
Variations on the Letter S

Variations on the Letter S

Linocut, 44,5х64, 1983.
Operina

Operina


Exhibition poster. London

Exhibition poster. London

Silk screen decoration on paper, 52x78 cm, 1982.
Exhibition poster. Living Letters. Reykjavik

Exhibition poster. Living Letters. Reykjavik

Silk screen decoration on paper, 48x74 cm, 1982
Exhibition poster. Jonathan Pollitzer

Exhibition poster. Jonathan Pollitzer

Silk screen decoration on metal foil, 52x76 cm, 1987.
Poster for an art school course

Poster for an art school course

Silk screen decoration on metal foil, 57x77 cm, 1976.
Exhibition poster. Arthur Baker

Exhibition poster. Arthur Baker

Silk screen decoration on paper, 45x64 cm, 1985.
Outline uppercase letters (educational alphabet)

Outline uppercase letters (educational alphabet)

Silk screen decoration on paper, 44x57 cm, 1983.
Boxed set

Boxed set

Silk screen decoration on paper, 43x65 cm, 1986.
Preamble of the Constitution of the Russian Federation

Preamble of the Constitution of the Russian Federation

Paper, inkjet dye, 90x120 cm, 2008.

生平

Gunnlaugur SE  Briem

Gunnlaugur SE Briem is a designer and lives in California. His postgraduate studies in Copenhagen and London ended with a PhD from the Royal College of Art. He also passed, for good measure, an apprenticeship exam at a typography college in Reykjavik in 1989.

He took part in the introduction of cursive handwriting in his native Iceland, where his method and manuals have been used in classrooms for over twenty years. Some are on his website: briem.net. He is also a member of the advisory board of Visible Language, a research magazine. He also publishes free e-books on fonts and related subjects at: www.operina.com.

He designed several fonts for: The Economist, The Times, and for general licensing. He also lectured widely in Europe and America, and was Designer-in-Residence at the Rhode Island School of Design in 1990.

He organized traveling exhibitions of lettering and calligraphy. For a time he ran a calligraphy gallery. He had several one-man shows of his own work, most recently at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, and won a few awards.