Erik Brandt has been active in university teaching since 1994. Educated internationally, he focuses his research on issues of globalization that affect and drive the complexities of intercultural visual communication systems.
Brandt's career began as a cartoonist in Japan and he has since found focus largely in print media. He maintains a graphic design studio, Typografika, which almost shares a name with his typographic exploration exhibition project, Ficciones Typografika, that's receiving critical acclaim locally, nationally, and internationally. He has also received recognition for his short films.