Topher* McCulloch lives in Chicago and works for the Bond Group when not making something awful every day. He is also the co-founder of Chicago IRL, a Chicago queer collaboration of culture and class(lessness).

He grew up in Brookings, South Dakota. He attended college at the University of Minnesota Duluth. His sophomore year he studied abroad in Birmingham, England. Topher graduated with honors and a Bachelor of Fine Arts, double-majoring in graphic design and studio art. While in Minnesota he was the in-house designer for the Tweed Museum of Art from 2006–2008.

*Short for Christopher. Neat, huh?