Ole Schäfer (1970) studied graphic design at the Fachhochschule Bielefeld. From 1995-99 he worked at MetaDesign as type designer and typographer for Audi, Volkswagen, Boehringer Ingelheim, Düsseldorf Airport, Sächsische Zeitung, Berlin’s public transport company BVG and others. His typeface for the festival of architecture City of Glasgow made him known outside from Germany. He was also involved in the extension of the FF bestsellers FF Meta and FF Info as well as in the work on the new weights of ITC Officina. Since 1999 he works as a freelanced type designer in Berlin.