Ott Kagovere is a graphic designer, writer and educator living and working in Tallinn, Estonia. He has studied graphic design in Estonian Academy of Arts and philosophy at Tallinn University and the University of Helsinki. Since the fall of 2022 he has been the head of graphic design in the Estonian Academy of Arts. Occasionally Ott is writing about design in various media outlets (Sirp, Vikerkaar, Estonian Art) and together with Sandra Nuut have initiated the letter format design writing platform called Dear Friend. Ott is also interested in performative practices of design and his book Borrowing Positions: Role-Playing Design and Architecture (Lugemik publishing, 2019), written and edited in collaboration with the Trojan Horse Collective is a study of LARP (Live Action Role-Play) as a design method.