Allen's Cruz is an independent designer based in Tio'tia:ke / Mooniyang / Montréal. His design practice, with an emphasis on typography, includes works in print, publishing and digital design within the disciplines of arts and culture. Cruz’s work understands design as the connection point between cultural identities and gravitates towards typography as a tool for shared world building. His hybrid Dominican-Canadian identity informs his constantly evolving approach to social and cultural realities. Cruz’s earned a BA in Fine Arts with a major in Design from Concordia University. Currently Cruz works as a lead designer at OTAMI- along side Cree creative partner Sebastien Aubin, where he has worked on numerous custom typefaces, visual identity and book publication projects for Postcommodity, Remai Modern Gallery, Art Gallery of Ontario, and Jeffrey Gibson amongst others.