Andreu Balius

Professor & Type Designer

EINA University School of Design and Art of Barcelona

Andreu designs retail and custom typefaces at typerepublic and has been awarded with several Excellence in Type Design for his type design work. He's a member of AGI (Alliance Graphique Internationale) and ATypI (Association Typographique Internationale). He holds a PhD in Design from the University of Southampton (UK) and teaches typography and type design at EINA, University School of Design and Art, in Barcelona. As a type designer, he's specialized in creating unique solutions for brands and organizations. Established as a freelance designer in 1989, he started his own studio and launched Garcia fonts & co type project. Presentations, lectures and keynotes include events such as ATypI conference (Helsinki’05, Lisbon’06 and Mexico’09), SND-ÑH (Lisboa 2002). Since 2015, he teaches typography and type design at EINA — University School of Design and Art in Barcelona. Previously, he taught as an associate professor at UPF — Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona from 2000 to 2015, BAU school of Design (1992-2004) and ELISAVA (2001-2015). He's currently an invited professor at different educational institutions and has given lectures and workshops all around the world.

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