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Susanne Dechant (*04. 05. 1962) typographic designer based in Vienna. 

1992 foundation of her studio »Dechant Grafische Arbeiten« concentrating on typography for book and editorial design. More conceptually based work for clients in the cultural fields as well as corporate design tasks were added within the past years. 

Dechant has taught typography on various educational locations for over 12 years and was head of the department Graphic Design at the Werbeakademie Wien from 2005 to 2008. 


I.D. Award in New York, Joseph Binder Award in Vienna. Member of international juries like »The Most Beautiful Books« (Austria + Worldwide), IF Award Kommunkationsdesign/Hannover, ISTD Award/London), Academic Referee for Feminist Education and Politics, 2002 Post Graduate Diploma Gender Studies. Board Member of Design Austria; Austrian Country Delegate for ATypI.

2016 Bachelor of Philosophy, University of Vienna