Michail Semoglou works as a calligrapher, type and typographic designer. He co-founded Cannot Not Design, a typographic design bureau, with Greek typographic designer Nicoletta Antonopoulou and Type Initiative with Chinese educator, type and typographic designer Keith Chi-hang Tam. Michail holds a BA in Communication Design from the Kent Institute of Art & Design and an MA in Typeface Design from the Department of Typography & Graphic Communication at the University of Reading. He is a member of the Society of Scribes & Illuminators, the Calligraphy & Lettering Arts Society, the International Association of Master Penmen, Engrossers & Teachers of Handwriting and the Typographic Circle. In addition, Michail gives lectures, runs numerous workshops and contributes articles to periodicals.