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Abecé Festival Tipografico
[Vladimir Ramos]

This festival or happening in 2011 in El Salvador led to 66 freely downloadable experimental typefaces. A list:

  • Sequence Light, Cubic Bold and Structure Wave by Judith Sales.
  • LLyang2001, Color Code 2002 and CKT-ECA2004 by William M. López
  • Tridens, Black Model and Modern Curve by Francisco Matute.
  • Glifos, Lanzas and Máscaras by Claudia Urbina.
  • Cartoon 80, Macbeth and Water by Edwing G. Ramos.
  • Clip, Paralela and Circular by Maya Siliezar.
  • Sideral, Styckpo and Bub by Jorge L. Cordón.
  • Splash, Boom and Palillo by Marjorie Hernández.
  • Kebra-Jc, Splahs-Apple and Fonteye by Juan C. Arévalo.
  • Staind, Cube and Stilo by Mario Arias.
  • Anubis, Trident Field and Boomerang Brand by René Ruiz.
  • Crescent, Anglex and Brick Collapse by Mauricio D. Canales.
  • Woodlife, Abduction and Goosehell by Renato Romero.
  • Vector-3, Middle Bold and Regulus Cubiculus by Felipe Ronquillo.
  • Square-Hook, String line and Half Curve by G. Rodriguez.
  • The grudge, Tiny Curly and Rama by Diaz.
  • Fattycurve, Squaretype and Triangle type by Granados.
  • Happy clown, Cosmo Boo and Jumpy by Silvia Mejía.
  • Kenjix, Bunbabun and Soplodetinta by Vladimir Ramos.
  • Lines, Granede and Fam by Tanya Escalante.
  • Elemento, Indiferente and Space by Bernardo Osegueda.
  • Benklin Lite, Sound Test and Liken Regular by Benjamin Solano.

As a fine representaive in this list, Vladimir Ramos from San Salvador designed Soplodetinta, an ink splatter typeface. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Adriana Hayem

Graphic designer in San Salvador, El Salvador. With Saipin Chen, she created the hairpin-themedf poster typeface Sandina (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Adriana Lemus

Architectural designer in San Salvador, El Salvador, b. 1987. Creator of the hand-printed Black Roses (2009, Fontcapture). Home page. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Alejandra Zeceña

Originally from San Salvador, El Salvador, this Barcelona-based designer created the logotype Marlin (2011) for a yachting company. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Alexander Rodriguez

Sn Salvador, El Salvador-based creator of the hand-printed typeface Mangui Type (2012). Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Ana Patricia Baron

Ana Patricia Baron (San Salvador) made the techno family Baron (Standard, Wide, Condensed; 2009, Fontcapture font). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Andres Quijano

During his graphic design studies in Santa Tecla, El Salvador, Andres Quijano designed the ornamental caps alphabet Leg Font (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Betype

Inspiration site about typography run by a law student in El Salvador. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Carla Olivares

Graphic designer in San Salvador. Creator of the modern psychedelic face Essence (2011). One of her school projects involved the development of the monoline typeface Angular (2011). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Carlos Araujo

Graphic design student from El Salvador currently living in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He created the children's book alphabet World of Goo (2011), which is based on goo, dirt, slimy monsters and worms. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Chrystian Zaldana

During his studies in Antiguo Cuscatian, El Salvador, Chrystian Zaldana created the display typeface Added (2013). He also designed a set of mock icons for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Daniel Pineda

During his studies in Santa Ana, El Salvador, Daniel Pineda created the teardrop terminal typeface Biolyn (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Eduardo Chang

Talented graphic designer in San José, Costa Rica, who is originally from El Salvador. Creator of these typefaces:

  • Ahora (2012). This typeface is based on an art deco design used in a San Salvador publication in 1943. Free download. Images of Ahora: i, ii, iii, iv, v, vi.
  • Ahorita (2012).
  • Cronos (2012). An elegant beautiful rounded poster typeface. Images of Cronos: i, ii, iii, iv, v, vi, vii, viii, ix.

Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Eduardo Rivas

Multimedia artist from El Salvador (b. 1992), who created Katalyst (2009, FontStruct) and Structure (2009, FontStruct). FFontStruct link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Edwing Rivera

Designer in San Salvador of the spilled ink cartoon face Cartoon 80 (2011) and of Macbet (2011, primitive hand). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Enrique Pacheco

Graphic design and photography student in Santa Ana, El Salvador, who created the sci-fi typeface Cometa (2012). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Ernesto Yanme

San Salvador-based designer of the oblique techno typeface Gaming Sans (2014). Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Estefani Palacios

Based in El Salvador, Estefani Palacios designed the curvy brush face Porsche (2012). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Fernando Llort

Fernando Llort Choussy (b. 1949, San Salvador, El Salvador) is an internationally recognized Salvadoran artist, called El Salvador's National Artist by EcoViva. He is known for teaching the citizens of the small town of La Palma, Chalatenango, how to make a living through art. His style is colorful and naive. It has been compared to the styles of Joan Miró and Pablo Picasso.

A typeface has been designed in his honor by Gabriel Guevara called Llort Sans (2013).

Home page. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Francisco Matute

El Salvador-based designer, b. 1991. He made the attractive informal poster faces Black Model (2005) and Modern Curve (2005). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Hector Emerson Menjívar

Designer in Soyopango, El Salvador, who made the fat brush face Cangrejas (2011). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Isabella Panameño

Santa Tecla, El Salvador-based designer of the slimy typeface Schlaim (2014). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jacqueline Amaya

Designer in Santa Tecla, El Salvador, who created a nice typographic chameleon poster in 2012. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jairo Reyes

Design student at Universidad de Don Bosco, El Salvador. Creator, b. 1990, of Virtual Vector Vortex (2012), a rounded techno font. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Jorge Cordon

Jorge Cordon (El Salvador, b. 1991) created Bub (2011, counterless) and Styckpo (2011). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Judith Sales

Designer from El Salvador. Her creations include Sequence Light (2011, a thin stencil), Structure Wave (2011) and Cubic Bold (2011, squarish poster face). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Katherine Suazo

Based in La Libertad, El Salvador, Katherine Suazo designed the psychedelic typeface Hang Loose in 2014. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Kevin Salinas

Graphic designer in El Salvador. Creator of Arcutype SV (2011), which was nfluenced by the architecture of San Salvador. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Marco Amaya

Designer in San Salvador, El Salvador. Creator of the geometric typeface Cubo (2012). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Mario Arias

Aka Mario Ernesto and Mario Ariaz. El Salvador-based designer (b. 1988) of the pixelish face Cube (2011) and the hand-printed face Stylo (2011).

Dafont link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Michael Muranaka

San Salvador-based designer (b. 1985) of the thin slab face Espacio (2011), the monoline extended sans face Añejo (2011), the playful Antelope (2011), the razor blade-themed Font Interrupted (2011), the sci-fi face Cerebro (2011), the headline sans Jenkins (2011), the stencil face Mura Knockout (2011), which can be downloaded from Dafont.

He also made Diminuto (2011, monoline slabby face), Wednesday (2011, gridded), Diamante (2011, elliptical architectural sans face), 50 Blizzards (2011, stencil face), Kiona (2011, headline caps face), the geometric logotype New Drop Era (2011), the angular face A Brand New Day Midnight (2011), Catman (2011), Lowery (2011), and the tattoo font Slayer Dragon (2011). Naomis Citadel (2011) is a font comissioned by author Rick Austinson for his upcoming Consecution Books series. Ocho Siete (2011) and La Quince de Mayra (2011) are hairline sans faces. Ciudad Nueva Caps (2011) is a geometric avant garde caps face. Home page. Mariko Chan (2011) is a soft rounded and friendly monoline display sans. Alto Voltaje (2011) is also a monoline face but its sharp corners make it much more threatening.

Typefaces from 2012: Bad Handwriting, Sessions, Gorila (sic) (techno sans), Daiichi (hairline elliptical sans), Elite Hacker Corroded, Impalinger (hand-printed).

In 2013, he made Dolce Vita (avant garde sans), Blackbook Two, Giorgio (organic sans), Blackbook One (graffiti face), Tokyo Pop Star.

Typefaces from 2014: Blackbook 3rd (graffiti brush face), Bobby Corwin, Outlier (sci-fi face).

Dafont link. Klingspor link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Nessa Dominguez

Design student at Universidad de Don Bosco, El Salvador, b. 1990. Creator of the fun alien invasion font Alien Language (2012). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Pedro Sorto

Art director in Brussels, who designed GEO type (2013, a geometric experimental typeface). Before Brussels, he worked in various studios in San Salvador and Barcelona.

Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Roberto Aguiluz

San Salvador-based graphic designer (b. 1985) who created the 3d sketch font Elli Noise (2008) and the refreshing jungle font Adry of Hanabi (2009). Abstract Fonts link. Yet another URL. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Sofia Chavarria

Design student at Universidad de Don Bosco, El Salvador. Creator of the circle-based typeface London Eyes (2012). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Stephanie Peraza

Born in 1990 in El Salvador (San Salvador), Stephanie Peraza designed the free typeface Curly Simple Perfect (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Subcutaneo Creative Studio

Design studio in San Salvador, El Salvador. Creators of the (commercial) dada typeface Urbanica (2014) and the hand-drawn typeface Lovers Italic (2014). They also sell Random Icon Set (2014).

Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Virgilio Cortez

Vergilio Cortez (or Virgilio Abraham Recinos) is an El Salvador-based illustrator. Designer of the free fonts Albura (2013),Garuda (2013) and Irregular Urban (2013).

In 2013, he designed the commercial typeface Entia.

Dafont link. Another URL. Hellofont link. Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Vladimir Ramos
[Abecé Festival Tipografico]

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