Rainer Erich (Eric) Scheichelbauer was born in Vienna. He creates typefaces, works as a digital punchcutter for other type designers, teaches type design and typography at a graphic art school, gives type design workshops. Since he has joined the Glyphs team in 2012, he has been writing articles, tutorials, and Python scripts, as well as the Glyphs blog and the handbook. Eric recently completed both a philosophy and a Dutch studies degree. He lives and works in Vienna, where he runs his type studio Schriftlabor.