Acme Studios — Nazareno Crea

Supporting Artists since 1972

Nazareno Crea

The Swiss Federal Office of Culture Residency

Nazareno Crea is an Italian type designer based in New York. Since 2007 he has collaborated with Lineto, developing typefaces for retail release. In 2018, Nazareno founded ABC ETC INC. to work independently on custom font commissions. He has taught and lectured type design at ECAL Lausanne, Parsons School of Design, Pratt Institute, Sandberg Institute, HFK Bremen, Camberwell College of Arts London, Konstfack University Stockholm, Ecole des arts decoratifs de Strasbourg.

Nazareno's previous exhibitions include: Entrance and Underground, Auto Italia South East, London (2009); Bold Tendencies III, Hannah Barry Gallery: Summer car park, London (2009); Scenografi, Korner College, Zürich, Switzerland (2009).

The Swiss Federal Office of Culture Residency
The Swiss Federal Office of Culture partnered with Acme between 2009 – 2014 to provide residencies that were located firstly at Butlers Wharf then in East London. Application and selection was undertaken directly by the Swiss Federal Office of Culture. For more information visit