Andreu Balius, Spain (2010)
Andreu Balius is a type designer and digital punchcutter based in Barcelona (Spain). He designs retail and custom typefaces at typerepublic.com and has been awarded with several Excellence in...Read full biography
1 item, Type Design
1 items, Type Design
Pradell is the result from a research study on 18th century Spanish type specimens and, furthermore, is freely inspired from punches cut by catalan punchcutter Eudald Pradell (1721-1788). Pradell family is intended for literature text composition. It includes a complete set of glyphs for any Latin-based language. Awards: *Excellence in Type design Bukva:raz! / ATypI. 2001 *Excellence in Type design (Judge's Choice). Type Directors Club. 2002 *ADCE Award 2002 *AEPD Award 2003
Andreu Balius is a type designer and digital punchcutter based in Barcelona (Spain). He designs retail and custom typefaces at typerepublic.com and has been awarded with several Excellence in Type Design for his type design work. He is also a member of TDC (Type Directors Club) 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. Apart from his type affairs, he also loves hiking and riding on his mountain bike.
Type at work. The use of type in editorial design
- Andreu Balius
Use of type in editorial design explained through different approaches from conceptual to experimental. English edition, published by BIS publishers. Amsterdam, 2003. French edition, published by Pyramid. Paris, 2003. Spanish edition, published by IndexBook. Barcelona, 2003.
2014 – today
- EINA, Centre Universitari de Disseny i Art de Barcelona (Spain)
Professor at Typography and type design projects
2000 – 2014
- Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Spain)
Professor of design practices at Faculty of Audiovisual Communication