Andreu Balius [type design]

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Andreu Balius is a type designer based in Barcelona (Spain). He runs his own design Studio where he designs corporate custom and retail typefaces. He's a member of AGI (Alliance Graphique Internationale) and ATypI (Association Typographique Internationale). In 2003 he established the digital foundry typerepublic.com, where he publishes his fonts. He's carried out corporate custom type design projects for such companies and firms as Victoria's Secret, Ferrovial, Instituto Cervantes, La Vanguardia newspaper, among others.
He holds a PhD in Design from the University of Southampton (UK) and is an associate professor at Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona). He has participated in several international events, giving conferences and workshops. Apart from his type affairs, he likes travelling, riding on his mountain bike and making friends.



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