Vitaly loves beautiful content and does not give up easily. Originally from Minsk in Belarus, he studied computer science and mathematics in Germany, where he developed a passion for typography, writing and design. After working as a freelance designer and developer for 6 years, he co-founded Smashing Magazine, a leading online magazine about design and web development. Vitaly is the author, co-author and editor of all Smashing books. He currently works as editor-in-chief of Smashing Magazine in the lovely city of Freiburg, Germany.