Full name

Fernando Díaz


Lic. Graphic Design


¡Hi! I'm a designer from Montevideo, Uruguay who has 27 years old. I consider myself lucky to be dedicated to the thing I like the most: Type Design, I only hope you can see it reflected in my work. So feel free to snoop around!


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 regarding Typography, Calligraphy & Graphic Design in Latin America.


Up next: Bienal del Cartel, La Paz, Bolivia in November!

I had the honor to be a speaker and give a workshop at DiaTipo 2014 (Brazil) along Matthew Carter and Stephen Coles, among other awesome designers. I was one of the 10 speakers in PechaKucha 2014. Also a speaker at Jornadas Internacionales de Diseño y Publicidad at ValpoCrea in Valparaíso (Chile), as well as in the conference Design e Cultura na América Latina in Universidad Nacional de Brasilia (Brazil), & Behance Portfolio Reviews, I was invited for a live chat about living from type-design in Latin America. at the University of Jorge Tadeo Lozano in Bogotá (Colombia) for ADG Colombia. Among many other workshops and conference in my home town.

With TipoType we've created a special workshop that mixes Brewing with Typography... result? Type&Beer! (more info soon)


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.


I participated in the book 'Tipografía Latinoamericana {Un panorama actual y futuro}' compiled by Vicente Lamónaca. Also was interviewed by CanalM and featured in some design magazines like "Picnic!" (México) and "Emergentes" (Uruguay).

The corporative image I designed for Innosoft (Saudi Arabia) was featured by Behance Branding Served, Abduzeedo, Logozine, Wabbaly, Designspiration etc...

Designed the typefaces: Libertad, Quiroga Serif Pro, Fénix, Logomotion & Trasandina.

- Libertad won the CLAP Award 2015 for the being the best display typeface. It was considered one of the best typefaces of 2014 by TheNExtWeb, and YouWorkForThem; featured at iLoveTypography, BeType, FontMatters, FontHaus, etc.. It was also reviewed at TYPOBerlin 2013 by the FontFont typeboard (Spiekerman, Van Bloklan, Van der Laan, etc…).

- Trasandina was selected by MyFonts to be featured as a RisingStar in August 2015. It was also featured in DesignYourWay as a best selling font for designers.

- Fénix was selected by Google Inc. to be a GoogleWebFont, Selected as one of the best free fonts 2014 by awwwards, and 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.

Finally I'm a rare/antique book collector and a Band Photographer.

Hope you like my job,
thanks for stopping by!


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