Rod Cavazos is Founder and Principal at Psy/Ops, where he has designed and produced hundreds of typefaces over two decades, including for GM, EA, Amazon, Samsung, Motorola, Panera, Chipotle, GAP, Jack Daniel Distillery, the US Government and dozens of other notables. He is also Chief Creative at Glyfyx Inc, and serves as an Adjunct Professor at California College of the Arts, where he’s taught the acclaimed Type Design Studio since 2006. He also leads up Alphabetic Order, PSY/OPS’ type design study space.
His work has appeared in numerous books and periodicals, including Just My Type by Simon Garfield and Typography Sketchbooks by Steven Heller. He has spoken at many colleges and design events, including TYPO SF. His passion for type and teaching are boundless, and he can usually be found tinkering with letters in some form, on screen or off.
[Rodrigo Cavazos, September 2014]