Alexander Branczyk studied visual communication at the HfG Offenbach academy under professor Friedrich Friedl. 1988-1994, he was project manager at Erik Spiekermann’s MetaDesign. Since 1994, Alexander is partner and managing director of xplicit Gesellschaft für visuelle Kommunikation mbH (xplicit.de) based in Frankfurt/Main. In addition, he is self-clicking graphic designer, texter, type designer, art director emeritus of the cult 1990s magazine “Frontpage”, founding member of mind(21) Fabrik für Wissensengineering und Wissensdesign (mind21.com) and of the collaborative typo project Face2Face (typeface2face.com). Alexander Branczyk is co-publisher of Emotional–Digital, since 2001 editor of the image library fSTOP (fstopimages.com) and since Winter term 2003 a visiting professor for typography at the Bauhaus University Weimar.