Brigitte Schuster qualified as a graphic designer, studied the visual arts in Italy, Portugal and Canada, font design at the KABK (Type and Media) in The Hague, and is currently studying at the University of London as part of an MA in book history. She writes for different design magazines (Slanted, Codex Magazin). From 2008 to 2011 she taught graphic design in Canada – initially at a college in Montreal, and later at university in Halifax (Nova Scotia College of Art and Design). She lives and works in Switzerland where she worked until recently as a graphic and type designer at TGG Hafen Senn Stieger in St. Gallen. In 2013 she set up her own publishing house ‘Brigitte Schuster Éditeur’, under which her first book will appear in May 2014 titled “Book Designers from the Netherlands”.