Christopher Burke is a typographer, typeface designer and design historian. He is Principal Research Fellow at the Department of Typography & Graphic Communication, University of Reading, UK. He has designed four typefaces (Celeste, Celeste Sans, Pragma and Parable) and written two books, Paul Renner: the art of typography (1998) and Active literature: Jan Tschichold and New Typography (2007). He co-edited Isotype: design and contexts, 1925–1971 (2013), and History of the Monotype Corporation (2014)