Timo Gaessner, a Berlin-based graphic and type designer, studied at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam. In 2002 he founded 123buero, a graphic design studio primarily focused on printed matter, identity programmes, exhibition and type design.
In 2010 he established the digital type foundry Milieu Grotesque, through which all recently developed typefaces are distributed exclusively.
Timo has lectured and held workshops internationally, at the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs (National School of Fine Arts) in Paris and the Hochschule für Künste (University of the Arts) in Bremen, amongst others. From 2011 to 2013, he has been a visiting lecturer at the Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung (University of Arts and Design) in Karlsruhe, Germany.
[Timo Gaessner, September 2013]