Heinrich Jost – born 13. 10. 1889 in Magdeburg, Germany, died 27. 9. 1948 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany – typographer, type designer, graphic designer. Trained as a bookseller and also attended courses at the Kunstgewerbe- und Handwerkerschule in Magdeburg.
1908: Moves to Munich. 1911: takes evening courses at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Munich under Paul Renner and Emil Preetorius. Works as a book designer and graphic artist.
1923–48: Art director of the Bauersche type foundry in Frankfurt am Main.