Font designer Frantisek Storm was born on July 3, 1966 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. He studied there from 1985 to 1991 at the Academy of Fine Arts with Professor Jan Solpera. He next worked as an Assistant to Solpera, and founded the Storm Type Foundry in 1993. He is also a musician and singer in his spare time. In addition to writing and graphic design, he is interested in woodcut, etching, landscape photography and printing. In the year 2000, his font Biblon won the Excellence in Typography Award from the Type Designers Club in New York.