Cornel Windlin

Cornel Windlin

Critzla

Critzla

Critzla started off as a sign and poster painter in East Germany and launched his career as an independent designer in 1994—deep-routed in the Berlin music scene—designing flyers, record sleeves, and posters, not to mention the first 12 issues Flyer, a magazine about Berlin’s club scene. Critzla is a founding member of Pfadfinderei, a graphic and motion design studio that doubles as one of the world’s most popular groups of VJs. Whether providing haunting visuals for Moderat or live VJing at the Louis Vuitton store opening in Paris with Pharell Williams, Pfadfinderei have done for visuals...
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Stephan Müller

Stephan Müller

Stephan Müller, or PRONTO as he is usually called, worked in Switzerland and Germany before finishing his studies at the Schule für Gestaltung Luzern. He is together with his Swiss compatriot, Cornel Windlin co-founder of lineto. Under the name lineto they plan to continue creating and publishing more typefaces. Müller is working independently as graphic and type designer in Berlin. Remember, when PRONTO says PRONTO, he is only introducing himself.
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Henning Krause

Henning Krause

Henning Krause was born in 1965 and studied in Düsseldorf. He worked at Buro für visuelle Gestaltung in Wuppertal from 1984-89 and then as a freelancer in 1990. In 1991 he moved to Berlin and spent three years at MetaDesign after which he started his own company Büro Formgebung. Henning Krause lectures in Germany and abroad.
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After graduating from Schule für Gestaltung Luzern, Cornel Windlin moved to London in 1988 to work for Neville Brody and later became art editor for THE FACE magazine. In 1993 he returned to his native Switzerland and started his own design practice in Zurich. Cornel Windlin’s design work quickly won critical acclaim and has since been exhibited in museums and published in design books and all leading design publications. He has lectured in the US, England, Germany, Austria, Israel and Switzerland. He currently works as a designer/art director in both Zurich and London for a number of clients in both cultural and commercial fields. Cornel Windlin started creating typefaces primarily for use in his own work while still at art school. Together with Stephan Müller, he formed the digital font foundry LINETO to distribute his fonts and those of an illustruous circle of friends. Lineto.com has evolved into a network of designers between Switzerland, New York, London, Tokyo, Stockholm, Vienna and Berlin, creating a platform for shared attitudes and common interests. Windlin has created corporate typefaces for clients as diverse as Mitsubishi cars or the Herzefeld Memorial Trust, or custom fonts for projects at Kunsthaus Zurich, Tate museums as well as various editorial projects.