Crystian Cruz

Crystian Cruz is a Brazilian graphic designer with broad experience in editorial design and typography. For the last ten years, worked as Art Director of magazines and newspapers, such as the Brazilian GQ. As a type designer, he created custom typefaces for magazines, and graduated with merit at the MA in Typeface Design at Reading University. He is currently working as Type Director at Africa, one of the top advertising agencies in Brazil, and as a Lecturer at Istituto Europeo Di Design, in São Paulo. His fonts were awarded and published in several type design competitions and exhibits. Author of Brasilêro, a typeface based on vernacular hand lettered signs that became the most used typeface of Brazil. This project that was the theme of his presentation at ATypI09 in Mexico.