Alex Rütten was born in Mönchen-Gladbach, Germany in 1973. After his studies of Communication Design in Trier, since 2001, he has worked as a freelancer for several agencies. In 2002 he moved to Berlin, where he mainly works as a interface and web designer. Besides his daytime jobs he works on type designs in the evenings.
2008: debut typeface Ginkgo is released by Linotype
2009: TDC2 Award for Ginkgo (Certificate of Typographic Excellence)
2010: FontFont releases his second typeface FF Suhmo
Felix Braden studied communication design at the Fachhochschule Trier with Prof. Andreas Hogan and worked as assistant of Jens Gehlhaar at Gaga Design. He was one of the founders of Glashaus-Design and has worked as Art Director at MWK and freelance type designer in Cologne since 2003. In 2000, he founded the free font foundry Floodfonts and designed numerous typefaces which are available as webfonts via Typekit. His commercial fonts are distributed by Fountain, Sweden (Capri, Sadness, Grimoire), URW++ (Supernormale) and Volcanotype (Bikini).