Katharina Seidl is a Munich based design director, typeface designer and lecturer. She graduated with a BA in Graphic Design from the University of Teesside where she had developed a special interest in typography. Besides working as a designer she was involved in different events, such as TDC exhibitions, events by the Typographic Society of Munich and the Granshan conferences. In 2015/16 she attended the MA Typeface Design at the University of Reading. Her first typeface 29LT Riwaya was awarded the third prize for Latin/Arabic typeface families at the Granshan Competition 2016.