Verena Gerlach

Verena Gerlach

Verena Gerlach was born in Berlin and studied Visual Communication at Kunsthochschule Berlin Weißensee.

Shortly after finishing art school in 1998, she founded her own studio (fraugerlach) for graphic design, type design and typography. As well as all kinds of typographic print works and type design, Verena also art directed several video clips and worked on the typographic production for international contemporary artists.

Verena has lectured in type design and typography at Designakademie Berlin from 2003–2009 and gives lectures and workshops about type and graphic design all over the globe. She also works as a freelance book designer for the German publisher Hatje Cantz.

Ole Schäfer

Ole Schäfer

Ole Schäfer (1970) studied graphic design at the Fachhochschule Bielefeld. From 1995-99 he worked at MetaDesign as type designer and typographer for Audi, Volkswagen, Boehringer Ingelheim, Düsseldorf Airport, Sächsische Zeitung, Berlin’s public transport company BVG and others. His typeface for the festival of architecture City of Glasgow made him known outside from Germany. He was also involved in the extension of the FF bestsellers FF Meta and FF Info as well as in the work on the new weights of ITC Officina. Since 1999 he works as a freelanced type designer in Berlin.
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