Prof. Hans-Richard Heitmann (born 1951), studied design, with core subjects typography and photo composition, at Augsburg Technical College. He subsequently worked as an independent communication designer and exhibited calligraphic works. He has produced a font for H. Berthold AG. He also studied at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Stuttgart. In 1993, Heitmann was appointed Professor in Communication Design at Augsburg Technical college. He also lectures at the Munich HWK, the Freie Hochschule Metzingen and Schwäbisch Hall Technical College.