Crystian Cruz is a Brazilian senior graphic designer, educator, and consultant in editorial design and typeface design. He holds a Master’s Degree in Typeface Design from Reading University, UK, and has worked as a part-time lecturer in Australian and Brazilian bachelor and postgraduate courses since 2003. For ten years, Cruz worked as a creative director of prominent magazines and newspapers in Brazil, including “GQ” magazine, and as type director at Africa, one of the most well-known advertising agencies in South America. More recently, Cruz’s design has been focused on branding, marketing, and short-term consultancies for advertising agencies and publishing houses. Cruz is vice president of the board of directors of ATypI and is currently undertaking a PhD at the University of Newcastle, Australia.