Andreas Uebele, born in 1960, studied Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Stuttgart, and art at the Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design. In 1996, he founded his own visual communications agency in Stuttgart, and since 1998 has been a professor for communications design at Düsseldorf University of Applied Sciences. In the same year he became a member of Forum Typografie. Andreas Uebele has been a member of the Type Directors Club of New York and of the Art Directors Club of New York since 2002. Since 2007 he has been a member of AGI, Alliance Graphique Internationale, and since 2009 a member of the BDG, the association of german communication designers.