Catherine Dixon is a designer, writer and teacher. As a designer she works mostly with text-based projects, including covers for the award-winning Great Ideas series for Penguin Books. As a writer she has a particular interest in type design and the forms of letters more generally, contributing to the website publiclettering.org.uk and co-authoring with Phil Baines the book ‘Signs: lettering in the environment’. She also writes also for Eye magazine, Codex and Imprint, and is a regular speaker at international conferences, as well as an organizer herself of design-related events. She is a Senior Lecturer and researcher at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design in London where she teaches typography on the BA(Hons) Graphic Design course.