With expertise in type and graphic design, Lisa’s understanding of how type is made and used forms the cornerstone of her identity as a type designer.
She studied the Bachelor at the Muthesius Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Kiel, where she specialized in graphic design with a clear focus towards typography. These studies were paired with an excursion into the fine arts during a semester at the University of Seville. She finished her bachelor’s with a latin typeface, Lobelia, that was nominated for the Muthesius Award and honored in the Museum of art in Kiel.
After her bachelor studies Lisa worked for 2 years in the design agency Format Design Visual Identities in Hamburg. There she was mainly responsible for the creation and supervision of corporate designs and systemic concepts.
To further develop her fascination for type, Lisa moved to England, where she successfully completed her Master’s in Typeface Design at the University of Reading in 2014. During the Master’s program she was was introduced to the design of foreign script systems. Her master’s project, Kaius, speaks several languages, including Gujarati, Greek, Cyrillic, Latin and phonetic signs.
After her master’s degree Lisa worked for 4 years in Hamburg as an independent designer for various clients in the field of type and graphic design. Since 2018 she has been working for the foundry TypeMates beside Jakob Runge and Nils Thomsen.