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Fernanda Martins

Brazilian type designer in Belem, Amazonia who studied at Sao Paulo University, the Basel School of Design (with Wolfgang Weingart and André Gürtler), and UFPA (where she obtained a Masters in vusual culture). She has a PhD in History of Design in ESDI/UERJ, where her thesis was Printing in Para from 1820 to 1910. She does corporate type in general and is the CEO of Mapinguari Design in Belem, a small design business curating, for example, the Floating Letter project.

Fernanda created the beautiful Bananas font (2001, letters shaped with bananas), Brasilia (1995, a sans face), the highwage signage typeface Graal (1998), Transbrasil (1999/2000) and Alphanumer (2000, some letters are replaced by mirrored or rotated numbers). She is working on the sans family FM Ruben (2001), which was started in the sixties by her father, Ruben Martins, who died in 1968. Brief CV. Speaker at ATypI 2018 in Antwerp.

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