Rúben R Dias

A one man foundry by Rúben R Dias. He researches and writes about the historical portuguese typographic developments and is currently working in his PhD for FAUTL, on Royal Printing Office typefaces. He has been lecturing type design and typography at ESAD.CR, ESTAL, ETIC and is a regular lecturer at seminars conferences and workshops on type and typography, particularly at a letterpress workshop at AR.CO. Also works as a graphic and typeface designer and has been expanding his own letterpress workshop. Has founded, in 2003, the studio Item Zero, and more recently co-founded the collective Tipos das letras developing RUHA stencil and respective typefaces.