Joseph Friedrich Gustav Binder (1898 – 1991)
Joseph Binder was born in Lindenburg, Germany in 1898. He studied art in Berlin, and thereafter taught art at the National Art School of Saarbrücken for a short time. From 1924 he worked as an independent graphic and poster designer, in addition to pursuing his own career as an artist, painting cubist influenced landscapes, seascapes and nudes. He is also known as a type designer, having two fonts named after him – Binder Style 1959 and OPTI-Binder-Style.