Ralph Olivier du Carrois was born on February 3, 1975 in Füssen/Allgäu. He studied design at HfG Karlsruhe and works as a graphic and type designer at seite4 in Berlin since 2003. He founded his own foundry Carrois Type Design which then focuses on Cyrillic and Greek language extension and Corporate Identity projects. He has two children and is married. Beside his work at the foundry, he teaches type design at Design Akademie Berlin. He designed Corporate Fonts for clients such as Suzuki, Edenspiekermann, ZDF-News or Cisco. PTL Maurea, PTL Highbus and PTL Sadgirl are part of his licensed typefaces and FF Meta Hairline and FF MetaSerif Cyr/Greek examples for commissioned work.