Tipo is formed by typographers
Darío M. Muhafara and Eduardo Rodríguez Tunni, who
started creating a type foundry that would promote high quality,
Latin American typographic families, stressing those typographies
which are used for text and trying to insert them within the international
Tipo, and the designers who contribute with
their sources to this project, wish to meet the international typographic
needs of their clients, based on innovative designs that will meet,
as well, all international quality standards.
He was born in Buenos Aires. He has directed the firm called Fontanadiseño for 40 years.
He incorporated the teaching of Typography to the School of Graphic Design of the University of Buenos Aires. He was the head of the departments of Typography I, II and III up until 1997. He has lectured for graduate and master´s programs at various Universities in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Cuba, Chile, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Spain and Holland. His works in graphic design are part of the collection belonging to the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, among others. He has directed an event called Bienal Letras Latinas and from 1987 to 2006, and for a 20-year period he was the publisher of the magazine called tipoGráfica.
Juan is photographer, student of graphic design and teacher of Typography
at Buenos Aires University. «Botija», your first typographic
design, have been selected for the Bienal Letras Latinas 2004/2006.
Your next typographic design, «Ema Serif» have been
premiated as the best text font for Tipográfica magazine
during the Bienal Letras Latinas 2006.
Actually, he work in your study called "Remolacha diseño".
He has been a graphic designed who learned about this “on
the job” (22 years of uninterrupted work); he is the director
of the Graphic Design Firm called Fontime, specialized in typography
and packaging. He is a member of ATypl (Association Typographique
Internationale) and of the typographic collective project called
In the typographic field,he has developed a new method for the drawing
of Bezier curves and since 2005 he has been teaching typography
together with Marcela Romero and Pablo Cosgaya at the Centro Cultural
His typographic projects have been selected for the Bienal Letras
Latinas 2004 and 2006,Typecon 2003 and 2004, Bienal Tipos Latinos
2008 and for Loreto typography (designed together with Pablo Cosgaya)
he has also received the first mention in the typographic contest
Castilla de la Mancha from Spain and in the Bienal Letras Latinas
Has been a teacher in Graphic Design at the
UBA since 1986, for subjects such as: Design,Editorial Design and
Typography, in an alternated way. Fonts designed: Belen, Alexandra,
Malena (together with Darío Muhafara), UnePipe and Priscilla.
He goes to a café every afternoon and is deeply in love with
a women much younger than he is.
Darío M. Muhafara
Graphic designer. In 1998 he began to actively
take part in the field of typography while at the same time he worked
as a teacher of typography at the Universidad de Buenos Aires during
the years 2002/3, and performing typographic fonts for several type
foundries: uscita (shift jp),1998; ultranova (t-26), 1998; cineplex
(linotype), 2002; FF
Jackie (fontfont), 2004; Malena published
in 2007 and Overlock will be published in Tipo in 2008.
Pablo is a lecturer of Typography in the Graphic Design undergraduate program at FADU, Universidad de Buenos Aires. He is a member of the director's board of the new post-graduate program of Specialization in Typeface Design at FADU (Buenos Aires University). He was head of the team in charge of designing newspapers and periodicals in Argentina such as El Ciudadano (Rosario), La República (Corrientes), and Acción (Buenos Aires). He has designed the typefaces Patagonia (with Héctor Gatti), Proceso Sans, CDIcons (with Marcela Romero) and Loreto (with Eduardo Rodriguez Tunni). Pablo frequently writes about typography in specialized magazines. He is member of the Association Typographique Internationale (ATypI).