After a degree in Applied Arts, Xavier Dupré (1977) pursuing graphic art studies in Paris and then at the Scriptorium de Toulouse to learn calligraphy and type design. He began working in 1999 as lettering artist in a Parisian design agency for two years. Since 2001, when he published his first typefaces, he spend much of his time between Europe and Southeast Asia. His work is published by FontFont, Emigre, Typofonderie, TypeTogether or Sudtipos and some have received awards from the Type Director's Club of New York or Tokyo.
In 2016, a book – Xavier Dupré typographical itinerary – is published by Zeug.