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Biography

09/1996–05/1998 MFA Graphic Design, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia/CA
09/1992–12/1992 Exchange program, Plymouth College of Art and Design
10/1989–08/1996 Diploma in Communication Design, FH Mainz
10/1988–07/1989 Art History, University of Saarland, Saarbruecken
08/1979–06/1988 Highschool Degree, Staatl. Peter-Wust-Gymnasium, Merzig
06/1969 Born in Puettlingen/Saar, Germany
 

Professional Experience

10/2010 Co-director, Burg Giebichenstein Kunsthochschule Halle
01/2010 Member Kunstbeirat, ministry of finance, Germany
10/2008 Professor of Type and Typography at Burg-Giebichenstein
10/2007–09/2008 Deputy Professor of Type and Typography at Burg-Giebichenstein
04/2007–09/2007 Guest Professor of Type and Typography at Burg-Giebichenstein
01/2006–12/2008 Adjunct Professor, Bergen National Academy of the Arts, Norway
06/2004 Founded own font and graphic label, typecuts, in Berlin
10/2003–12/2005 Guest lecturer at the Bergen National Academy of the Arts, Norway
02/2000 Independent Graphic and Type Designer
10/1999–02/2000 Taught typography, FH Mainz
06/1998–09/1999 Design Assistent, Jeffrey Keedy, Ciphertype, Los Angeles