Fernando Díaz

Lic Graphic Design Montevideo, Uruguay

¡Hi! I'm graphic designer from Montevideo, Uruguay. I consider myself lucky to be working at the thing I like the most, I only hope you can see it reflected in my work. So feel free to snoop around!

CLIENTS

Google Inc. (California, USA), Front&Center Magazine (Brooklyn, USA), 6PX (Colorado, USA), Eduardo Bacigalupo BCDDesign (São Paulo, Brazil), Editorial Abril (São Paulo, Brazil), Innosoft & Virtual Team (Khobar, Saudi Arabia), SocialLayer & Promotide (Ottawa, Canada), Nutensil (Ottawa, Canada), BoohStudio (Barcelona, Spain), Revista Teen (Santiago, Chile), Seven Leaves (Canada/Uruguay), Egodeus (Uruguay), among others...

TEACHING & CONFERENCES

I’m an University teacher at ORT University, Montevideo. Teaching “Typography II” & “Typography I” classes since 2007. I had the honor to be in the jury of TiposLatinos 2014, the Latin American typography biennale. I was an instructor at Type Camp Brazil 2012, and given several workshops and conferences regarding Typography, Calligraphy & Graphic Design in Latin America, like Design e Cultura na América Latina in Universidad Nacional de Brasilia (Brazil), and Behance Portfolio Reviews, among many others.

PROJECTS AND STARTUPS

Co-funder partner at TipoType.com: the first type-foundry of Uruguay. Founding member of Sociedad Tipográfica de Montevideo (Montevideo’s Tipographic Society). Created in 2008 with 3 other founders, now with 15 and growing. I’m also a country delegate for AtypI (Association Typographique International). Entrepreneurship past: Co-funder of FashionAttitude.com, (graduated from Start-Up Chile!) a worldwide fashion e-commerce project.

ACHIEVEMENTS

I participated in the book 'Tipografía Latinoamericana {Un panorama actual y futuro}' compiled by Vicente Lamónaca. I’ve done the typefaces: Quiroga Serif Pro, Fénix, Logomotion & Libertad (Available Here). My typeface Libertad was reviewed at TYPOBerlin 2013 by the FontFont typeboard (Spiekerman, Van Bloklan, Van der Laan, etc...), and Fénix was selected by Google Inc. to be a GoogleWebFont, Selected as one of the best free fonts of 2013 by CreativeBloq and Webdesignledger. Quiroga Serif Pro was awarded at Bienal Tipos Latinos 2008 & Bienal Iberoamericana de Diseño 2010. Exposed all over the world, with a special exposition in Uruguay Design at Helsinki, Finland 2012. Also selected as one of the best fonts of 2013 by beType and webdesignerdepot. And finally I'm a rare/antique book collector.

Hope you like my job,
thanks for stopping by!
F.