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...Read full biography
1 item, Type Design
1 items, Type Design
Rioja is a type family inspired on how typography could be related to wine. It was first designed for the identity of Universidad de La Rioja (Logroño) and further developed in 2014 for comercial distribution. Each style within the family is identified with a characteristic grape from Rioja vineyard region.
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