Barcelona: The City and its Lettering

Since its origins in antiquity, Barcelona has been open for the trade of the Mediterranean and has been a center of consumption and production. After having been chosen to host the 1992 Olympics Barcelona underwent huge qualitative improvements as well as a repositioning as one of the most interesting… Read more.

by Andreu Balius 05/03/2019
Graphic Design Lettering Typography

Graphic Art with high doses of cholesterol

For a long time now I have been collecting the printed wrapping papers that are popular with many Spanish butchers. These are special paraffin wax papers used to wrap hamburgers, sausages, chicken, steaks, and any other sort of meat. These papers have a double function: to protect the meat on its journey… Read more.

by Andreu Balius 07/02/2019
Ephemera Graphic Design

Rioja: Una tipografía con sabor a vino

Andreu Balius acaba de presentar Rioja, una familia tipográfica de «estructura sencilla, pero con grosor, con potencia, con sabor». Inicialmente el proyecto nació en 2006 como un encargo, pero al igual que sucede con los buenos enólogos, Balius hizo que Rioja fuera madurando… Read more.

by María Ángeles Domínguez / Graffica 03/05/2015
Interviews Type Design

Tipo «Carmen»

Escoger una determinada tipografía para aplicar a un determinado proyecto es una de las labores que acostumbra a marcar la distancia entre un diseñador gráfico y un usuario de ordenador. Decidir sobre el uso de una tipografía no es tarea fácil, pero es fundamental… Read more.

by Andreu Balius 01/03/2010
Type Design


Super Veloz Centenary Collection

Joan Trochut’s SuperVeloz is back at Typerepublic to celebrate the 100th year of his birth. This collection of 12 brand new styles (all of them with extended character sets and alternative forms) is based on Joan Trochut prints. Using the set of modules from the original SuperVeloz released by Typerepublic in 2004, this collection has ready made letterforms to make it easier to set text and use them at very large sizes for expressive headlines. Read more.

History Modular Research Type Design

Groundbeat: New release

At Typerepublic we are pleased to announce a new member of our catalogue: Groundbeat! This rhythmic type family revives the essence of suburbs and evokes the slowed down and breakbeat melodies from the 90s. It is a perfect match for unique display texts in urban contexts.The downtempo rhythm of… Read more.

Type Design

Tubqal Pro: a new typeface

New release of the tri-script family Tubqal Pro based on the previous Tubqal typeface commissioned by the Khatt Foundation as part of the Typographic Matchmaking in the Maghrib 3.0.The goals of the Typographic Matchmaking projects are to nurture cultural dialogue and help develop local design skills.… Read more.

Multi-Script Tifinagh Type Design

The Typerepublic Press #1

Some good news from the Republic of Type: The Typerepublic Press #1 has been just launched. This is the first issue of a collection of type specimens that will exhibit some of the typefaces designed at Typerepublic for commercial distribution. This 16-page newspaper series offers different sort of content… Read more.

Graphic Design Type Design Typography

Gold LAUS 2019 Awards

Corporate multi-script type family for SEAT has been awarded a GOLD certificate at the Spanish LAUS Graphic Design Competition within the category of Alphabet design. It includes Arabic, Hebrew, Greek, Cyrillic, and Latin, together with an extended set of private use symbols. The process of design… Read more.

Awards Custom Type

Workshop on modular type at ESAD- Matosinhos

As a way to celebrate Bauhaus 100, we proposed a workshop were principles such as experimentation and modularity in type design had to be delivered. We understand modularity as a way to reduce complex systems into a more flexible and dynamic ones. Systems where components can be combined in different… Read more.

Talks Workshop