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Type design in Costa Rica

Luc Devroye
McGill University
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Andres Gomez

Andres Gomez (San Jose, Costa Rica) created Ava (2013), a typeface that was commissioned by Hurbano. For a radio station, he made the art deco typeface Decho (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Arnold Hoepker

Graphic designer in San Jose, Costa Rica, who made the free round Victorian informal text face Pavo Royal (2011), Zaguatica (2012, a free masculine sans), the free angular and very readable face Lorena (2011), and the free multiline face Telefono (2011). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Carla Zetina-Yglesias

Carla is a graphic designer originally from Costa Rica. She attended the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City, and graduated from the Minneapolis College of Art + Design (2007). She lives in Minneapolis, MN. With Chank Diesel, she is working on a curly bilined script face called Willow Whisp (2011). Behance link. She designed Aguas Frescas (2011, Chank Foundry: an outlined hand-drawn curly display type family in Horchata and Tamarindo styles). Home page. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Carlitos Salazar

Creator of Petitrolium (2009, letters reminiscent of an oil spill) and California Roll (2009, rounded). Carlitos is a graphic designer and illustrator from Costa Rica. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Claudio Corrales

Art director in San Jose, Costa Rica. He made the thin geometric sans face Fuerza Natural in 2010. [Google] [More]  ⦿

David Hernández

Designer in San Jose, Costa Rica. Creator of the spurred and wavy serif typeface Serpentes Vestigium (2011). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Eduardo Chang

Talented graphic designer in San José, Costa Rica, who is originally from El Salvador. Creator of these typefaces:

  • Ahora (2012). This typeface is based on an art deco design used in a San Salvador publication in 1943. Free download. Images of Ahora: i, ii, iii, iv, v, vi.
  • Ahorita (2012).
  • Cronos (2012). An elegant beautiful rounded poster typeface. Images of Cronos: i, ii, iii, iv, v, vi, vii, viii, ix.

Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Federico Abrahams

Aka Bicho. Designer in San Jose, Costa Rica, b. 1974. He created the decorative face Malajeno (2011). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Guille Monge

Costa Rican designer based in San Jose. Creator of the avant-garde / futuristic typeface Asteroids (2012). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Haime Luna

Costa Rican designer, b. 1975. Home page. He/she created Cabaret Voltaire (2009). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Heber Xavier Arroyo

Costa Rican architectural designer, technical illustrator, and typographer.. Creator of Techni Sans (2010), the rounded sans face AR Techni (2010), Cipher Code (2011, a Masonic symbol face done at FontStruct), and the squarish faces Q-Module (2011, FontStruct) and Cynthe (2011).

Dafont link. Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

JBantha Headquarters

This Costa Rican designer (b. 1989) created the free face Lecker (2011). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jeffrey Fernandez

Graphic designer in San José, Costa Rica, who created the ornamental typeface Mecanica (2014). Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jonathan Rodríguez
[Pixel Canibal]

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Marco A. Corea

During his graphic design studies in San Jose, Costa Rica, Marco Corea designed a 2-style 3d typeface family called Flex (2012) and the experimental typeface Bones (2012).

In 2013, he created the bullet-holed Bounce Font and the script typeface. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Marco Bonilla

Cartago, Costa Rica-based creator of the neon sign font Neonia (2012), the calligraphic Sakura logo (2012), and Almendra Unicase (2013).

Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Margherita Valle

Designer from Costa Rica. Her typefaces include Catalano (2012) and Abono Organico (2012, a display face). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Max Burnside

Cincinnati, OH-based and/or San José, Costa Rica-based designer of the techno ornamental caps typeface Alex Young (2013), named after a DC-area producer and DJ for whom the typeface was created.

In 2014, he made the squarish typefaces Elite and This Way To Costa Rica.

Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Miguel Cabrera

Migual Cabrera (b. 1982, Costa Rica) studied Fine Arts and became an editorial illustrator in San Jose, Costa Rica. Known as Monfa, he created among other things the award-winning illustrative alphabet Mascaradas (2011). Arista (2011) is an experimental 3-d paper-fold face. [Google] [More]  ⦿

M.J. Da Luz

Graphic designer and illustrator in San Jose, Costa Rica, who specializes in design for children. Creator of the ornamental caps typefaces Monster Alphabet (2014) and Dogs Alphabet (2014). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Ped Cordero

Ped Cordero (Cartago, Costa Rica) created the ornamental caps typeface Sanjo Zoologico in 2013. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Pixel Canibal
[Jonathan Rodríguez]

Pixel Canibal is Jonathan Rodriguez's site. He is a Costa Rican, born in 1983. Educated at UNA (Costa Rica) and Bauhaus University (Germany), he does graphic design in a very broad sense. Creator of the art deco typeface Generación (2009), Pig (2009) and the stunning brushed-figures all caps alphabet Dayana (2009). Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Ronosa

Costa Rican designer in 2009 at FontStruct of the modular faces Blasphemy, ROF Top, ROF Top Simple, Wireless, Flaggers, Mi-Letra, Monarchy, and Stardots. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Roy Carvajal

San Jose, Costa Rica-based designer of the handwriting face Royfont (2005), the rune font Odisea Astral (2007) and the psychedelic face Hurt Me (2007).

Behance link. Dafont link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Sergio Blanco

Costa Rican designer (b. 1974) of the modular geometric face Noviembre 29 (2011). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Xnexno

Costa Rican graphic designer who made some typographic posters such as one called Cello (2012). [Google] [More]  ⦿