Weingart is a self taught Designer. He learned the craft of hot-metal typesetting as an apprentice. Since 1968 he has been an instructor of typography at the Basel Allegemeine Gewerbeschule. He also teaches typography annually at the Yale Summer Program in Graphic Design, Brissago Switzerland. In 1972 he published the important article "How Can One Make Swiss Typography?" which explores the theoretical and practical results of typographic design and discusses the educational application of these results, in Switzerland, from 1968 to 1972. Biographical text printed on 1997-19-409: Weingart, 1941, trained typesetter. Since 1968 teacher for typography / at the School of Design / Basel - Switzerland. At the... more.