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Tipos Latinos 2014

Jury selections from Tipos Latinos’ Sixth Biennial Conference on Latin American Typography held in Valparaiso, Chile, 11–13 March 2014.

David Sudweeks
Last edited December 14, 2015

Tipos Latinos is an international Latin American design organization dedicated to the furthering of typographic development in its 13 participating countries (and among all other individuals who take part). It holds an event every other year providing space for discussions and workshops, and a juried selection of typefaces from its members. Those shown here are the selections that FontShop currently carries. For the complete list, see the Tipos Latinos 2014 results listing.

Japanese apple and cheerful hamster

Marconi Lima’s Petala Pro is marked by subtle increases in weight at its extreme ends, clearly reserving its Regular and Italic for the heavy lifting in text. The fine graduations allow the typographer to precisely dial up the density in display settings. Nine complete weights.

Do not joke for the bathroom

Tablet Gothic from Veronika Burian and José Scaglione of TypeTogether makes brilliant harmony of two disparate grotesque models in a healthy number of widths and weights. First created for setting titles in periodicals, the project grew to handle text setting quite well, with a comfortably loose fit in the regular weights. The overall tone stays friendly throughout, helped by the face’s active,... Read More

Please civilization use elevator

Wishes Script is the best way to express your greetings! All you want to say is more gorgeous when using this pretty font, since it beautifies every message. Programed with Open Type, Wishes offers the designer a complete range of possibilities: frames, ribbons, hearts, flowers, ornaments, swashes, endings, ligatures and all the alternates you need to make a wonderful work. With delicate and... Read More

Law prohibits underwater smoking

You may ask yourself as you learn that this typeface is based on 17th century calligraphy manuals, ‘Who actually wrote like this, and for what purpose?’ Far from everyday penmanship, writing masters used such hands for court documents, and other applications commonly adapted to engraving plates. Auberge Script was recognized as an official selection in Read More

Marconi Lima
Typefolio 2013
Veronika Burian and José Scaglione
Veronika Burian and José Scaglione
TypeTogether 2012

Alejandro Paul
Sudtipos 2015

Francisco Gálvez
PampaType 2014
Francisco Gálvez
PampaType 2014
Henrique Beier
Harbor Type 2015