Dirk Wachowiak is a graphic designer with
a focus on typography and type design.
Besides his design practise he is a lecturer
at different design institutions (see teaching section).

Since 2016 he holds a professorship in
communication design at Hochschule
für Kunst, Design und Populäre Musik Freiburg.

Together with Stefanie Schwarz he founded
the Typographic Research Lab Open2Type.

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worked for/with (selection)

L2M3 Kommunikationsdesign, Stuttgart
Projekttriangle Designstudio, Stuttgart
Seidldesign, Stuttgart
ifa Gallery, Stuttgart/Berlin
Milla & Partner, Stuttgart
Hochschule für Technik Stuttgart
CHK Design, London
Indian Type Foundry, Ahmedabad
Acme Fonts, London
Fontworks UK, Cheltenham
Pforzheim University, School of Design
Creative Review, London
Sheila Levrant de Bretteville, New Haven
Seidlcluss, Stuttgart
Plan B Zentrale, Stuttgart
Stefanie Schwarz Graphic Design, Stuttgart
Weissenhof Museum
Freunde der Weißenhofsiedlung e.V.

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Education

2003 - 2005
Postgraduate study
Master of Fine Arts in Graphic Design,
Yale University School of Art, USA

1999
Lamar Dodd School of Art,
University of Georgia, USA

1997 - 2001
Study of Visual Communications,
Pforzheim University, School of Design