Catherine Dixon is a designer, writer, and teacher. She was appointed as research student to the project that made Typeform dialogues and her doctoral thesis focused on the problems of describing typefaces. Her interest in typeface design is ongoing: she writes regularly for Fontstand and collaborates with several independent foundries, in addition to contributing to publications such as Matrix and Eye. She writes and presents regularly on letterforms in environmental contexts, having co-authored with Phil Baines the book Signs: lettering in the environment. She is a Senior Lecturer and teaches typography on the Graphic Communication Design programme at Central Saint Martins. From 2011 to 2012, she was a Visiting Professor at the University of São Paulo in Brazil.