Alexander Branczyk, born 1959, studied visual communication at HfG Offenbach in Germany. From 1988 until 1994, he was project manager at Erik Spiekermann’s MetaDesign.
Since 1994 Alexander is partner and managing director of xplicit Gesellschaft für visuelle Kommunikation mbH based in Frankfurt/Main and Berlin.
In addition he is art director emeritus of the 1990s cult magazine “Frontpage” and founding member of the collaborative type’n’typo project Face2Face. Alexander Branczyk was from 2003 until 2005 professor for typography at the Bauhaus University Weimar and since 2012 at FH Dortmund, University of Applied Sciences and Arts.