Christian Küsters is originally from Germany. He holds a degree from the London College of Printing and Yale University. He has established CHK Design, his own London-based company, and launched Acmefonts, a digital type foundry. Acme Fonts typefaces have been used by clients including Nike, MTV, and Ray Gun. Küsters worked on the typefaces/typographical identity for the football World cup 2002 Korea, Japan, and on the font for the World cup in Germany 2006.
He also teaches at Camberwell College of Arts and is art director of AD Architectural Design magazine. He has written for such magazines as Eye, Baseline, and Graphics International. He is co-author with Emily King of Restart: New Systems in Graphic Design (Thames & Hudson, London, 2001). He also co-curated (with Emily King) and designed Design Now – Graphics with Marcus Maurer, an exhibition on contemporary graphic design for the Design Museum in London.
[Christian Küsters, June 2003]