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Fabio Ares

Buenos Aires-based designer, b. 1971, Buenos Aires. Graduate of the Universidad Nacional de La Plata, class of 1993. Since 1993, he teaches at that same university. Author of Libro Expósitos. La tipografía en Buenos Aires 1780-1824. In 2013, he received the FADU Prize for his work Expósitos. Revalorización patrimonial tipográfica del Buenos Aires virreinal (1780-1810).

In 2013, Fabio Ares and Octavio Osores created the vernacular railroad signage typefaces FC Sud, FC Norte, and FC Monte Chingolo, which is based on iron signage found in train stations in Argentina. In 2010, he designed the colonial typeface family Expositos (in redondo, cursiva and vinñetas styles). There is also a book called Expositos La tipografia en Buenos Aires 1780-1824.

Further railroad typefaces include FC Nordeste (2013), FC Provincial (2013), FC Gambier (2013) and FC Quinquenal (2013).

In 2014, he designed Garrigos Ornamental (a set of ornaments based on the period between 1780 and 1824 in Buenos Aires). The Ferrocarril series continues with FC Nefa (+Stencil).

In 2016, he published Garrigos at TipoType. Garrigos is a set of ornaments based on the decorative motifs used by the first typographic workshop in Buenos Aires, Imprenta de Niños Expósitos, between 1780 and 1824.

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