Category: Portugal

Signo typeface by Rui Abreu

This is the teaser video for Signo, a typeface Rui Abreu has launched today at MyFonts. Signo is a dynamic sans serif with reverse contrast, designed for editorial and branding. The unusual stress angle for a sans-serif typeface, shifts the weight from the vertical strokes…

LX Type by Leo Burnett

Leo Burnett has created a type for Lisbon by looking at the sky, and it’s pretty cool. You can download it at the website. The trams are part of Lisbon’s landscape and become an icon of the city. In addition to painting the street yellow, they also…

Guimarães Jazz 2012 by Atelier Martino&Jana

Lovely use of typography in Martino&Jana latest work for Guimarães Jazz 2012: These past four years, we approached the jazz theme through humanized illustrations of musicians. It seemed important to seduce the audience through short stories or adventures of human characters. We wanted something different for the 2012…

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Casa do Conto by R2

It has been around in several blogs, but I think it deserves an entry on this one. The arts & residence Casa do Conto (House of Tales) is a charming building in the emerging Cedofeita area in central Porto, Portugal. It is the result of…

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Typographica favorite typefaces of 2011

Roughly 2 years later, Typographica updates with their favorite fonts of 2011, with an excelent selection as usual. I have to mention the fact that two portuguese designers are among the chosen ones. Congratulations to Rui Abreu (with Aria) and Dino dos Santos (with Acta&Acto).…