Slobodan Jelesijević was born in Gornji Milanovac, Serbia, in 1951. He graduated with a degree in graphic communication and lettering from the Faculty of Applied Arts in Belgrade.
These days, Jelesijević is sought out not only as a typeface designer, but also as a graphic designer and illustrator. When not working on design projects, he teaches graphic communication at the Faculty of Art in Nis, Serbia.
[Slobodan Jelesijević, May 2009]