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Andreu Balius

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      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...

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      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 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.

        Publications

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        Type at work. The use of type in editorial design

        (2003)

        • Andreu Balius

        Bis publishers

        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.

        Education

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        Professor

        • Undergraduate,  
        • Postgraduate

        2014 – today

        • EINA, Centre Universitari de Disseny i Art de Barcelona (Spain)

        Professor at Typography and type design projects

        Associate professor

        • Undergraduate,  
        • Postgraduate

        2000 – 2014

        • Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Spain)

        Professor of design practices at Faculty of Audiovisual Communication

        Awards

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        • 2019

        Gold Award in Typeface design - ADG FAD Spain
        • 2013

        European Design Award - Gold
        • 2011

        European Design Award - Broze
        • 2010

        European Design Award - Bronze
        • 2005

        Excellence in Type Design TDC
        • 2002

        Excellence in Type Design TDC - Jury’s choice
        • 2001

        Excellence in Type Design - ATypI
        • 1997

        Adobe Power of Design Award