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Roman Wilhelm

Roman Wilhelm (born 1976) studied visual communication at the Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design Halle (Saale) in Germany, where he now teaches hand lettering. Wilhelm studied under Professor Fred Smeijers for a typeface design master’s degree at the Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig. Besides working for Berlin-Beijing-based studio INSIDE A Communications, he is a member of the Multilingual Typography Research Group at the Geneva University of Art and Design. A fluent Chinese speaker, his work focuses on cross-cultural mediation, Chinese-Western bilingual typography and typeface design issues. A frequent visitor of Asia, he has taught at various academies such as the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Design, as well as the Seoul National University College of Fine Art. Besides teaching hand lettering at the University of Art and Design in Halle (Saale), he is a doctoral candidate at the Braunschweig University of Art. Roman is also kind of a musician.

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