Simon Schmidt

Born 1968. Studied graphic design and typography at Parsons School of Design, New York and at Kunstschule Alsterdamm in Hamburg, Germany. After 3 years of working as an art director in advertising he moved on to be a self-employed graphic and type designer specializing in corporate design. Simon's work has been featured in the german design magazine PAGE as well as several books including "Alphabook" and "Typographics 4". Freeware fonts by Simon can be found to the right, as well as at his own label – closefonts and at Fontomas.

Attributes: Family man, design fanatic, speed freak, sci-fi-fan, la dolce vita