Typography, graphic design
International Relations & Exchange
1993–97 Studies at the Merz Akademie Stuttgart, Dipl. Kommunikation Designer (FH)
1997 Designer with Lars Müller Publishers, Baden near Zurich
1997–99 Royal College of Art London, Master of Arts (MA); DAAD scholar.
Freelance activity as designer in Amsterdam, Basel, London, Milan and Paris. For Irma Boom, intégral ruedi baur et associes, AG Fronzoni and others.
1999–2001 Designer with Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern
2001 Founds hackenschuh communication design in Stuttgart; various lectureships
2001 Artistic assistant at Braunschweig University of Art
2004 Senior lecturer in graphic design and conception at the University of Applied Sciences in Würzburg-Schweinfurt
2007 and 2008 Deputy professor of design at the University of Applied Sciences in Darmstadt
2013 and 2014 Lectureship in typography at the HDM Stuttgart