Martin Majoor (b. 1960) started his type design career in the mid-1980s. He designed several award-winning typeface, like Scala, Seria and Nexus. Worldwide the Scala family is a bestseller and it has established a position as a ‘classic’ among digital typefaces. Besides working as type designer, Majoor has designed several books, from poetry to complex scientific books. Worldwide he gives type design workshops and lectures at Schools of Arts and at design conferences. He has written articles for magazines like Items, 2+3D, and Eye, and has contributed to several books on typography. Majoor works in both The Netherlands and in Poland.