Bo Berndal

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Bo Berndal (born 1924, in Stockholm, Sweden, died 2013) was a Swedish compositor and typographer. He is co-owner of BIGG (a Swedish advertising agency) and Hålet (a gallery dedicated to the typographic arts).[1] [2]


Berndal was a linotype operator, compositor and, later a typography teacher; he began designing type in a matrix factory in the early 1950s. Although currently retired Berndal still designs type as a hobby.

Berndal is also a notable book designer, author, and calligrapher.


  1. ^ "Några minnen av Bo Berndal |". Retrieved 2014-02-25. 
  2. ^ Barbara Seidel and Tobias Meyerhoff for Linotype Library GmbH (2001-04-22). "Bo Berndal Linotype font creator of Boberia, Grafilone". Retrieved 2014-02-25.