Anton Koovit was born in Tallinn, Estonia, in 1981. He studied graphic design in Estonian Academy of Arts, ESAG Paris and in Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam, Holland.
After finishing his graphic design studies in 2005, he continued to specialize in Type design in the postgraduate course Type and Media (KABK) in The Hague, Holland. Since completing studies in 2006, Anton set up his company Khork OÜ and works on a wide range of projects starting from exhibition design to designing logos, posters and typefaces.
In 2007 he moved to Berlin, Germany. Besides typographic work he is teaching typography and giving type design workshops. In collaboration with Yassin Baggar he set up Fatype, a digital type foundry, to distribute his fonts and work on custom type projects.
[Anton Koovit, October 2012]