Sami Kortemäki (1975) lives and works in Helsinki, Finland. He has studied graphic design at the Institute of Design in Lahti, Finland and at the Royal Academy for Fine and Applied Arts in The Hague, Netherlands. Together with Akiem Helmling and Bas Jacobs he founded Underware in 1999, a graphic design studio based in the Netherlands and Finland. The company is busy with the production of retail typefaces, publications, hand-lettering, logotypes and custom type services. online. Every now and then Underware produces worldwide Internet broadcasts about type girls and guys at their own radio channel, Typeradio.