Alain Aebersold grew up in the canton of Berne in Switzerland. After high school he attended the School of Design in Biel and graduated at the Department of graphics. After several years as a graphic designer in studios and advertising agencies in Bern, Zurich and Berlin, he decided to finish his studies with a Masters degree in Communication Design. He graduate, with a thesis about the integration of letters in timebased media. He is currently working andliving in Zurich.