Anthony Froshaug was born on October 20, 1920 in London. He learned book production, illustration, and wood engraving at the Central School of Arts and Crafts from 1937 to 1939. He continued his study at University of London majoring in natural Sciences from 1940 to 1943. He did freelance exhibition designer and typographer after he graduated. In 1947, he owned a printing firm. He was in charge of typographical department at Central School, London.
In 1957, Tomas Maldonado hired Froshaug as a visual communication teacher at Ulm. He created a course in visual methodology which introduced students to mathematical theories of frappes and lattices. He was in charge to design quarterly bulletin of the Hoschule fur Gestaltung, Ulm (1-5). He went back to London and was invited to teach at the Royal College of Art .
In 1986, the journal of 8vo featured Froushaug written by Kinross. In 2001, Anthony Froshaug: Typography & Texts by Robin Kinross was published. A great book about his life, thinking and design.