Felix Braden studied communication design at the Fachhochschule Trier with Prof. Andreas Hogan and worked with 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 Fontshop International (FF Scuba), Myfonts (Capri, Sadness, Grimoire), URW++ (Supernormale) and Volcanotype (Bikini).
In 2013 he was one of the winners of Communication Arts' Typography Annual with his FF Scuba typeface and was mentioned in numerous favourite typefaces lists: Fontshop’s Best Types 2012, Typographica’s Favorite Typefaces of 2012 (honorable mention), Typefacts best fonts of 2012, and Typecache’s other favorite typefaces of 2012.
[Felix Braden, December 2015]