Jonathan Hares,

Is it better than a Tree?

Design books in 2023

Jonathan Hares is a British designer living and working in Switzerland, having moving there after meeting his wife, Nicole Udry at the RCA, London. Since 2018, he is been working with Cornel Windlin at Lineto.com in Zurich. He continues designing books and exhibitions in his studio in Lausanne. He mostly works for a small circles of clients based on relationships that have lasted years. He is currently designing books for Isamu Noguchi for the White Cube gallery and the second edition of the Museum is not Enough for the CCA, Montreal. He teaches at the ECAL, Lausanne.

Lineto.com is Switzerlands first digital foundry, and started a trend for designer-created fonts, pulling together a generation of European designers who created type as a by-product of their working process. Jonathan is the designer of the current Lineto website with Jürg Lehni and Cornel Windlin. (Studio) Jonathan Hares is the loose name given to what whatever else happens in the remaining days of the week. Which is Mostly books, often working with Amaury Hamon and Jonas Marguet. Finally Jonathan Hares teaches on the Editorial course at the ECAL with Gilles Gavillet.

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