Jan Hendrik Weber studied at FH Potsdam and continued his studies at Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst, Leipzig with Fred Smeijers. He graduated with honors, worked as a freelance designer and published his first book about Italic Type in 2010. For his first commercial type family OTF Lirico he gained the Type Directors Club Award. Shorty after Edward Pro was released (OurType), acclaimed to be among the best typeface designs of 2012: »British Humanism meets German efficiency« (fontwerk.com). Since 2016 Weber is Type Director DACH for Monotype Germany.