Xavier Dupre was born in France in 1977. He studied graphic design in Paris as well as calligraphy and typography at the Scriptorium de Toulouse with Bernard Arin and Rodolphe Giuglardo.
Since 1999 he has worked as a type designer in a packaging design agency. He has also collaborated with Ladislas Mandel (known for telephone directory typography) on Renaissance experimental writings. Since 2001 he has lived in South-East Asia and spent some times in Europe. Xavier prefers work in full freedom, without any constraint. he has created latin typefaces for foundries such as FontFont & Emigre and also khmer typefaces for NGOs in Cambodia.