A wizard of all things design and type Alexander Roth has long been fascinated with language and letter shapes.

Alexander Roth

Alexander Roth is a type designer at Monotype. Born in the former Soviet Socialist Republic of Tajikistan and raised in Germany, Alexander became fascinated by languages and letter shapes at an early age. He studied video production, animation, graphic design, typography and type design before joining the world-renowned type foundry, FontFont, as a font technician intern.

In the following years, he held positions as a graphic designer for FontFont, a lead graphic designer for FontShop and a marketing manager for Monotype’s digital commerce businesses, including FontShop.com, FontFont.com, Linotype.com and MyFonts.com, before joining the Monotype Studio.

His portfolio includes work for transportation companies, auto manufacturers and government services. Alexander holds a bachelor’s degree in Media Production, and a master’s degree in Type Design from the Royal Academy of Arts in The Hague, as well as a handful of branding certificates, and accolades from the Type Directors Club in New York.

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