Born in 1971, Dino dos Santos graduated in Graphic Design at ESAD - Escola Superior de Artes e Design - Matosinhos.
In 2002 he was awarded the Mphil in Multimedia Arts with a thesis about digital typography and its relevance in new media systems (Monox was designed for Master Graduation purposes).
Since 1994 has designed typefaces for several magazines and corporations.
He joined Design Atpt in 2001, and created the digital type foundry DSType
within Design Atpt.