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Contrafonts (was: Sindicato de la Imagen, or: Cooperativa de Fundicion Tipografica) [Joaquín (jko) Contreras]

Or Joaquin Contreras Soto. Santiago, Chili-based type cooperative where some free fonts have been produced: CNI (2004, a scary pixel typeface named after the Central Nacional de Información, the notorious Chilean intelligence bureau), CFT Maestro Rosamel, Masapunk (grunge, available from Latinotype), Jara (pixel face, Latinotype), Themo.

Contreras won awards at Tipos Latinos 2008 for Romances (an exquisite calligraphic family) and Epístola. Other typefaces: LTT Jara, LTT Ferretería.

He wrote a thesis at the Faculty of Architecture of the University in Chile in 2007 entitled Diseño de fuentes tipográficas, basadas en los libros integramente caligrafiados por Mauricio Amster en Chile.

In 2011, he cofounded Los Andes Type, and published the octagonal typeface Fierro (2011) there.

Typefaces not mentioned above include TCL Suma (2011), La Chimba (2010) and Nomono (2011, after an alphabet designed by Chilean illustrator Cristobal Schmal).

He founded Contrafonts. Promptly, the medieval / uncial wedge serif all caps typeface CF Santiago won an award at Tipos Latinos 2018.

Old URL. Navajo.org site.

EXTERNAL LINKS
Contrafonts (was: Sindicato de la Imagen, or: Cooperativa de Fundicion Tipografica)
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INTERNAL LINKS
The Chilean type scene ⦿ Sites with only a few free fonts ⦿ Pixel/bitmap fonts ⦿ Type designers ⦿ Type designers ⦿ Calligraphic typefaces ⦿ History of type ⦿ Octagonal typefaces ⦿ Uncial typefaces ⦿ Commercial fonts (small outfits) ⦿








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Luc Devroye ⦿ School of Computer Science ⦿ McGill University Montreal, Canada H3A 2K6 ⦿ lucdevroye@gmail.com ⦿ http://luc.devroye.org ⦿ http://luc.devroye.org/fonts.html