About the designers

Hannes von Döhren and Livius Dietzel have been friends for ten years now. They collaborate on various design projects. Since 2005, they have also been designing typefaces together. Their first joint commercial release, ITC Chino, was created between 2007 and 2009. More developments are in the pipeline.

Livius Dietzel

Born in 1979, Livius Dietzel studied Visual Communication at the University of the Arts, Berlin from 2003 to 2008. During this time, he also studied at the Universitat de Barcelona and the London College of Communication. In summer of 2008, he completed his graduation thesis in Prof. Fons Hickmann’s Graphic Design Class. Since 2003, Livius has been working as a freelance Art Director, and since 2008, he has also been part of the team at MetaDesign Berlin.


Hannes von Döhren

Hannes von Döhren was born in Berlin, Germany in 1979. After completing his studies (graphic design) in 2005, he worked in an advertising agency in Hamburg, Germany. Since 2007 he has been working as a freelancing art director in Berlin, which allows him to spend some of his time developing fonts as well.