Wolfgang C.R. Mezger. 53 years old, with German father and Dutch mother, he trained to become a typographer and participated in several musical projects before starting his design studies at the ‘Hochschule für Gestaltung in Schwäbisch Gmünd. He graduated in 1979 and won the Braun Award in 1980. After years of working as a freelance designer and co-operating with, among others, Nick Roericht from Ulm, he opened his own design studio Wolfgang C.R. Mezger in Eislingen. From 1981 to 1989 he lectured on different design colleges in Berlin, London and Schwäbisch Gmünd. Nowadays Wolfgang C.R. Mezger works with a small team for internationally renowned companies requiring the best of design. So far his studio has received more than 40 international design awards.