Felix Braden is a typeface- and graphic designer living in Cologne, Germany. He studied communication design at the Trier University of Applied Sciences and worked with Jens Gehlhaar at Gaga Design. He co-founded Glashaus Design, is art director at MWK Cologne and works as a freelance type designer.
In 2000, he founded the free font foundry Floodfonts and designed numerous typefaces which are available as webfonts via Adobe Fonts. His other fonts are distributed by FontShop International (FF Scuba), MyFonts (Tuna, Capri, Sadness, Grimoire), URW++ (Supernormale) and Volcanotype (Bikini).
In 2013 he was one of the winners of Communication Arts’ Typography Annual with his FF Scuba typeface and was mentioned in numerous favourite typefaces lists: Fontshop’s Best Types 2012, Typographica’s Favorite Typefaces of 2012 (honorable mention), Typefacts best fonts of 2012 and Typecache’s other favorite typefaces of 2012.
In 2017 he started Ligature Inc together with Alex Rütten, a collaboration resulting in Tuna (http://tuna-typeface.com), a serif typeface optimized for on-screen reading.