Thibaud Tissot

Thibaud Tissot was born in 1984 in La Chaux-de-Fonds (French part of Switzerland). He studied Graphic Design at the School for Applied Arts in his hometown. Just after graduating in 2007, he founded the studio Dynamo, together with Yassin Baggar, today founder and partner of the Fatype type foundry. The same year, he moved to Berlin to join Nicolas Bourquin at onlab, first as an intern, and soon as a designer, art director and partner. Thibaud is co-editor of the best selling books Data Flow and Data Flow 2 (Gestalten). His posters for different cultural institutions in Switzerland have been regularly awarded among the “100 best posters from Switzerland, Germany and Austria”.

In the past few years Thibaud has been invited to several international universities and events for lectures and workshops (La Cambre in Brussels, Technische Universität in Berlin, Poster Heroes in Torino, Northwestern University in Boston or UQAM in Montréal, amongst others). In 2010 he was holding, together with Nicolas, a visiting professorship at the Bauhaus University Weimar (Germany). In 2011 and 2012, he organized and supervised together with Nicolas, the onlab Summer School, set out to provide concrete knowledge on the actual production process in the Editorial Design field. Since 2011 he is holding a professorship at the School for Applied Arts in La Chaux-de-Fonds, where he is teaching Graphic and Information Design.