Sonja Knecht was born in Indonesia, grew up in Venezuela and lives in Berlin. She studied English, Spanish and humanities; she continuously examines the way we design (with) language and letters. As an expert for corporate communications, Sonja works with clients such as Ampelmann, Bauhaus-Archiv Berlin, Berzin Archives, Bosch, Deutsche Bank, DHL, Hering Berlin, Messe Frankfurt, Ottobock, Berlin University of the Arts, and Volkswagen. She was Edenspiekermann’s Director Text and established their blog (2008–2014). For TYPO Talks, she heads their 30-people Editorial Team, started in 2011, and engages on stage since 2015. Sonja teaches, talks about text, and writes about the intercultural and other striking aspects of type.