Siegfried Rückel was born in 1962 in a small Bavarian village. In the 1980s he moved to Berlin where he studied design at the University of Applied Science in Potsdam under
He stayed in Berlin and works there as a freelance designer. In 2003 Fontcredit was founded to support his type designs. At present he is growing a network of designers and he has a big type project in progress.
[Siegfried Rückel, June 2004]