Karl Gerstner was born on July 2, 1930, and died on January 1, 2017.
He was a Swiss designer, typographer, author, and artist.
He was apprenticed as a typographer.
Gerstner began his own graphic design studio, in 1949.
During 1963, Gerstner co-founded GGK, a leading Swiss advertising agency.
He died in Basel University Hospital.
Karl Gerstner passed away at 86 years old.