Crystal Zapata is a graphic designer and artist based in Chicago. With an interest in material, objects, and image-making she utilizes a diverse array of disciplines to approach her design practice.

Her work has been recognized by the Type Directors Club, the Society of Typographic Arts, and the American Institute for Graphic Arts.

For commissions and inquiries please contact: hi.crystal.zapata[at]
Selected Clients:
4AD, A24, Calvin Klein, The New York Times, Saint Heron, SSENSE, Ballroom Marfa, Nike, Adidas, International Anthem, Co–Star, Rimowa, PAPER Magazine, Highsnobiety, CRACK Magazine, and Apple, among others.

Previously, Crystal worked on projects for the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Pitchfork Music Festival, The Poetry Foundation, Standpunkte, and Luftwerk at Normal.