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Type design in the Dominican Republic

[The Shiny Face was designed in 2011 by Santo-Domingo-based designer Yermine Richardson]


Alejandro Alvarez

Graphic designer in Santo Domingo, The Dominican Republic. In 2016, he created the handcrafted poster Of Monsters and Men. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Bianca Cerda

As a student at Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE) in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Bianca Cerda designed the wavy typeface Rachel (2018). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Danielle De Mondésert

Graphic designer in Santo Domingo City in the Dominican Republic. In 2012, she created the alchemic typeface Secreta (2012). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Darwin Rodriguez

Dominican Republic-based designer of the rounded monoline sans typeface Darr (2020). [Google] [More]  ⦿

David Castillo

Santo Domingo-based designer of the dada poster typeface Blue Devil (2015). David says that he was inspired by Saul Bass when he designed Blue Devil. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Elisa Dall'Omo Haddad

Graphic designer (b. 1985) from Santiago in the Dominican Republic. Creator of the handwriting typeface Elisa (2007). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Francis Redman

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic-based designer of the curcle-based typeface Circum (2016). Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Freddy Jose Calero

Santo Domingo-based designer of the experimental typeface Split (2016). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Gabriela Del Espaillat

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic-based designer of Angular Wood (2016). [Google] [More]  ⦿


Studio in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Designer of the free font Nero (2014). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Ivan Nuñez Gomez

Graphic designer in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, b. 1989. In 2015, he created the free stencil display typeface Tostada and the free display typeface Barbaro Roman. Dafont link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jedalias Mendez

Born in 1978 in Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic, and residing in San Juan. Designer of the very original chain-inspired typeface Corel (2007). He also made the 3d outline typeface Sombras-Jed (2008) and the gothic Exorcista (2008), Testamentos Jeda (2011), Grafiti Jedagraphicx (2012), Abaddon II (2013, a revival of Abaddon), Monstruo Jedagraphix (2012), and Meguido Jeda (2008).

Home page. Dafont link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jose Gonzalez

Born in the Dominican Republic, Jose Gonzalez lives in Peabody, near Boston, MA. During his studies, he created the alchemic vector format typeface Trian (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Katsuhiko Hibino

Designer in the FUSE 13 collection of the experimental font Omni, and of SantoDomingo (DeChile, DeDulce, DeManteca, Patzcuaro). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Kiara Firpo

During her studies in Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), Kiara Firpo designed the handcrafted typeface Oriental Getaway (2016). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Leticia Barrera

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic-based Leticia Barrera designed Persa Deco in 2016. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Lily Chee

Lily Chee was born and raised in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic. Centreville, VA-based designer of the dot matrix typeface Alphanatomy (2016). Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Luis Molina

Based in the Dominican Republic. Creator of the free experimental typeface Taller (2014). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Lyle Zapato
[ZPi Fonts (or: Zapato Productions)]

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Miguel Rafa

Or Miguel "Hueso" Rafa. Santo Domingo, The Dominican Republic-based designer of the spurred typeface Lucky You (2016), the free spurred display typeface family Melma (2015), Mom (sailor's tattoo font), and the free hand-printed typeface Yeah Papa (2015). Download link. Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Moises Pons

Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic-based designer of the hilarious typographic poster Minion (2016). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Oranisz Illustrations

Based in Bacvaro, The Dominican Republic, Oranisz Illustrations created the hand-printed typeface Abruti Serif (2014). Free download. Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Pablo Rovalo

Mexican designer of the 3-d poster typeface Santo Domingo (1993, FUSE), mentioned here. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Vanessa Vallejo

As a student in Santo Domingo, The Dominican Republic, Vanessa Vallejo designed the photographed dot matrix typeface Lithoface (2016). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Wei Wan Wang

Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic)-based creator of a Piet Mondrian poster (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Yermine Richardson

Designer in Barcelona who grew up in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Her company is called Shiny Design. Creator of the fat rounded multicolor alphabet The Shiny Face (2011). Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

ZPi Fonts (or: Zapato Productions)
[Lyle Zapato]

ZPi Fonts (Zapato Productions Intradimensional) publishes the very interesting (often poster style) fonts by Seattle-based Lyle Zapato: DuarteCentenario (2005), DuarteJuramento (2005, based on hand lettering from a 1938 Dominican Republic stamp---a comic book style face), SubmarinesWhale (2005, art deco), Clean Your Neighborhood (based on the main text from a WPA poster issued in 1937 by the NYC Tenement House Dept), Slow Down Girls (based on title text used through most of 1934 in the Lincoln Star's illustrated Sunday Magazine), Greensboro, Enemy Sub (based on the text from a WWII poster), Halloween Roller (based on the title text of a WPA poster for a roller-skating carnival held in NYC's Central Park on Halloween, 1936). Klingspor link. [Google] [More]  ⦿