Edgar Walthert is a type and graphic designer based in Amsterdam. In his home country of Switzerland, Edgar was introduced to calligraphy, woodcut and pottery by his father, who was trained in a monastery. After graphic design study in Lucerne and work at a multi-disciplinary design studio in Hamburg, Edgar graduated from TypeMedia and founded his own studio in the Netherlands in 2008. For many years he assisted in the extension of the Taz family at LucasFonts in Berlin. Edgar currently is a member of the Bold Monday team, and organises letterspace.amsterdam, a monthly series focused on diverse approaches to type in the local community.