Thomas Thiemich is a typographic designer, born in Germany. Fascinated by analytics, logic, mathematics and physics he first went to Otto-Guericke-Universität in Magdeburg to study Computational Visualistics and later continued his education at the Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst in Leipzig (HGB), where he applied his knowledge on type design and type systems.
Thomas is deeply interested in languages and glyphs. His graduation thesis was an attempt to develop a language based system for justification and kerning. Thomas holds a Cum Laude degree in Type Design from HGB and lectures on type design and technology. His work was shown in Antwerp, Weimar, and Leipzig.
Thomas works and lives in Leipzig.
His Alto family joined the OurType collection in 2008, Fakt family in 2010, and Fakt Slab, Fakt Soft, Remo stencil in 2012, Remo & Remo Plus in 2013, and Fakt Slab Stencil in 2014.