Graphic and type designer, Valentin Brustaux has been working for different type companies such as Adobe (US), Optimo (CH) and Tiro Typeworks (CA), for various western and non-latin typographic projets (Cyrillic, Greek, Telugu and Kannada). He studied Typography at the University of Reading, successfully completing his Masters Degree in Typeface Design in 2007. One of his most significant realization is his typeface Tiina – published by Ourtype, (BE) – which received the Type Directors Club Certificate of Excellence in Type Design in 2008 as well as the Swiss Federal Design Award in 2010. Next to his activities in type design, Valentin Brustaux has been working in graphic design for more than ten years in the field of art, culture and commerce, from the international to the local. Since 2014, he currently teaches graphic and type design at eracom (école romande d’arts et communication) in Lausanne (CH).