Gottfried Pott, born 1939, studied graphic design at the Werkkunstschule in Wiesbaden with emphasis in lettering art under Prof. Friedrich Poppl. At the same time he studied painting with Prof. Vincent Weber and music with Peter Kempin. His activities include: Exhibits, workshops, development of type faces, as well as limited edition publication of calligraphic works. Since 1988 he has been a Professor for Calligraphy and Lettering Design at the University for Applied Science and Art at Hildesheim/Holzminden. He is a member of the Bund Deutscher Buchkünstler (Association for German Book Artists).