Font Designer – Jan Hendrik Weber
Prior to his role at Monotype, Hendrik had a successful career as a freelance type designer, which included working with major brands and design studios in Berlin, Munich and Amsterdam. Hendrik also designed a number of fonts for European type foundry OurType, and worked with brands including Porsche (in collaboration with Fred Smeijers and Corina Cotorobai), Bentley Motors, which received a Red Dot Design Award in 2014, and Canyon Bikes as part of the team at brand agency KMS TEAM in Munich.
His Lirico typeface received an award from the Type Directors Club in 2009. Hendrik earned his degree in type design from the Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig.