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Contraform Estudio
[Edwin Moreira]

In 2019, Edwin Moreira, Meyling Paz and Lonnie Ruiz (Managua, Nicaragua) co-designed the free socialist revolution font Vandalica Adoquin (2019). Behance link for Contraform Estudio. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Edwin Moreira
[Contraform Estudio]

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Gabriel Ruiz

Nicaraguan designer of these typefaces:

  • Neue GR Grotesk (2017). An extended and reimagined 14-style version of the Premier League Logo design.
  • New York City Metro Font (2017). Inspired by the New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA) Graphics Standards Manual of Massimo Vignelli and Bob Noorda, ca. 1970.
  • Kloko (2017). Inspired by modern wayfinding sans typefaces in East Europe.

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Gersan Borge

Creator from Managua, Nicaragua, b. 1979, of the grungy display sans Promises Broken Dream (2011), the grungy Policia Corrupta (2012), and the military stencil typefaces Kripton A and Kripton B (2006-2008). Smash Punkers is a grungy stencil face. Alambrado Infernal (2006, Triton Company) is a barbed wire-inspired face. Cerca of Skulls (2008), Deat+Deat (2011), 1 Dimencion (2011), 5 Mentarios (2011), 48 Ver Lost (2011), One Punk (2011) and Breaksteel (2006) are grunge typefaces. Black Metal G (2011) are scanbats of black metal bands. Backspacer (2011) is a circled letter typeface made as a tribute to Pearl Jam.

In 2013, he published The Libertines (old typewriter font) and Batman Evolution Logo (batman dings). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Laura Garcia

Laura Garcia is a graphic designer and illustrator from Nicaragua where she worked several years in advertising and marketing agencies. In 2019, for the Type West program, she designed the angular Oldrich Menhart-inspired typeface Monimbo. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Lonnie Ruiz

In 2019, Edwin Moreira, Meyling Paz and Lonnie Ruiz (Managua, Nicaragua) co-designed the free socialist revolution font Vandalica Adoquin (2019). Lonnie specializes in children's illustrations and posters. Behance link for Contraform Estudio. [Google] [More]  ⦿