Born in 1979, Livius Dietzel studied Visual Communication at the University of the Arts in Berlin as well as in London and Barcelona. In 2008, he graduated in Fons Hickmann’s Design Class. Beside his work at MetaDesign, he works as an art director and type designer. Livius has received honours like the reddot, the iF Award and the Certificate of Typographic Excellence from the Type Directors Club New York. Together with Hannes von Döhren he designed the typefaces ITC Chino, Livory and FF Basic Gothic.