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Joan Barjau

Born in Barcelona in 1950, Joan Barjau is a graphic and type designer, cartoonist, illustrator, painter, and animator who taught at Eina in Barcelona from 1984-1993. Designer at type-o-tones in Barcelona who made Analfabeta Regular (1999, with Flavio Morais), Analfabeta Pics (1999, with Flavio Morais), Analfabeto (+Pics, 2007, another vernacular typeface done with Flavio Morais), Ebu Script (1991-2013, a technical script done with José Manuel Urós), Iva (1993-2007), Jeune Adrian (1997), MeMimas (1991-2007, upright connected script done with José Manuel Urós; a Spanish school script commissioned in 1991 by publisher Barcanova), MeMimasAlternate, the great Sniff (1995, poster family), Talqual (1997, handwriting), Tschicholina (1997, unicase font inspired by Tschichold), Xiquets Primitives (1995, dingbats), Zubizarreta (1997, an award winner at Bukvaraz 2001; Zubizarreta Tosca is clearly Kafkaesque; the whole family is a mix between Neanderthal simplicity and Basque toughness).

In 2013, Joan Barjau published the cartoonish typeface family Sniff, which he first created in 1995. He writes: Joan Barjau used the pseudonym Sniff while working as a cartoonist for the Spanish satirical magazine El Papus, and Sniff is also the typeface based on the style of lettering he used for the balloons.

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file name: Jose Manuel Uros Joan Barjau Ebu Script 2007


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file name: Jose Manuel Uros Joan Barjau Ebu Script 1991 2013


file name: Jose Manuel Uros Joan Barjau Ebu Script 1991 2013b


file name: Joan Barjau Talqual 1997


file name: Jose Manuel Uros Joan Barjau Memimas 2007


file name: Joan Barjau Jose Manuel Uros 1991 2007


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file name: Flavio Morais Joan Barjau Analfabeto 2007


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file name: Joan Barjau Zubizarreta Regia 1997


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file name: Joan Barjau Zubizarreta Tosca 1997







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