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Priscila Lena Farias

Priscial Farias (b. 1964, Sao Paulo, Brazil) has a doctorate in communication from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Sao Paulo and was affiliated with the foundry Tipos do acaso. She is head of the design program at SENAC Sao Paulo, and professor at FAU, USP (University of Sao Paulo's School of Architecture and Urbanism), president of the Brazilian Information Design Society (SBDI), and editor of the book Fontes digitais brasileiras: de 1989 a 2001 (Sao Paulo: ADGBrasil/Rosari).

Author of Tipografia digital: o impacto das novas tecnologias (2AB Editora, 1998). At ATypI 2009 in Mexico City, she spoke on Brazilian vernacular type design and digital technologies. Biography. Speaker at ATypI 2010 in Dublin and at ATypI 2015 in Sao Paulo, where she reported on the defunct Brazilian typefoundry, Funtimod. Klingspor link.

At [T-26] she designed Cryptocomix10, LowTech, Quadrada (1998), Seu Juca (2009, 3-d, hand-printed) and Nova (a text family started in 2002). She also designed Disneybats, Ruraldings and Juca.

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file name: Priscila Farias Nova 2002


file name: Priscila Lena Farias Seu Juca Um 2009


file name: Priscila Lena Farias Quadrada 1998


file name: A Typ I2015 Priscila Farias Photo by Luke Garcia Andre Hawk







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