Achaz Reuss graduated as a communication designer at the University of Applied Sciences in Hamburg in 1983. He then worked at URW as a typeface designer and founded his design agency in 1995, specializing in corporate design and type. He designed the brand typefaces NIVEA and Milram. His typeface family FF QType was published by FontFont in 2004. In 1995 he contributed to the first five weights of Albert-Jan Pool’s typeface FF DIN and designed FF DIN Stencil in 2021.