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Andrea Tinnes is a type and graphic designer as well as educator based in Berlin. Her design practice is focused on client-based as well as self-initiated projects. Through her own label, typecuts, she publishes as well as promotes all her type designs.
Since 2007 Andrea has been working as professor of type and typography at Burg Giebichenstein, University of Art and Design, in Halle/Germany. Between 2003 and 2008 she taught typography and type design at Bergen National Academy of the Arts/Norway.
She has a degree in communication design from the University of Applied Sciences Mainz and an MFA in graphic design from the California Institute of the Arts.

Her work has been featured in several publications, such as Area_2, Graphic Design for the 21st Century, etapes: and EYE and in several exhibitions including the 22annual 100Show, the TDC53 exhibition and Chaumont 2007. She holds awards from the American Center for Design, red dot (2001/2002) as well as a Certificate of Typographic Excellence (TDC53 2007).
PTL Skopex was selected as Typographica’s favourite fonts 2006.


released typefaces:
Switch (2001), Wedding Sans (2002), Volvox (2001), DasDeck (2001), Haircrimes (2001)

PTL Skopex Gothic | 2006
PTL Skopex Serif | 2006
PTL Roletta Sans | 2010
PTL Roletta Slab | 2010