Michael Hochleitner was born and lives in Vienna, Austria. He studied graphic- and communication design in Vienna for five years, finishing with a diploma in 2003. After one year of civil service for his country he studied media science in Vienna, while driving a cab for money.
Michael worked as a freelance graphic designer from 2004 to 2007. In 2007 he completed his MA in Typeface Design with distinction at the University of Reading (UK), where he started the typeface Ingeborg.
[Michael Hochleitner, October 2009]