Svetlin Balezdrov was born in 1981 in Sliven, Bulgaria. He graduated in Poster and Visual Communication from the National Academy of Art, Sofia. He is a doctor of History of Art and Fine Arts. At present he is a lecturer in Advertising Design at the National Academy of Art, Sofia. He works in the fields of typography, graphic design and animation. In 2018, Svetlin Balezdrov and Svetoslav Simov co-designed the humanist sans typeface family Squad at Fontfabric.