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Type design in the Dominican Republic

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

Luc Devroye
McGill University
Montreal, Canada
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Danielle De Mondésert

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

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).

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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]  ⦿

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

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Pablo Rovalo

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

Wei Wan Wang

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

Yermine Richardson

Designer in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Her company is called Shiny Design. Creator of the fat rounded multicolor alphabet The Shiny Face (2011). [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, Slow Down Girls!, Greensboro, Enemy Sub, 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]  ⦿