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City Lettering books

By looking back at my Rolling Bibliography I’ve noticed that there is no city in the world without its very own book about (vernacular) public lettering. Although this is an exaggeration, it can be said that there are more and more cities being the object of such kind of books. More often [graphic and type] designers, photographers, and the […]

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2014 Recap: ten ‘lettering-moments’ of the year

I cannot find a better way to recap the year 2014 —and incidentally to use this almost-forgotten blog— other than choosing the ten best lettering-moments of the year. I am afraid they will be my moments, those that had a singular meaning, of pictures that I took in places that I visited in Spain and England. […]

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lettering Research

that thing call phd

  It’s been a year since I enrolled as a Phd candidate at Central Saint Martins, an academic year at least, and it’s probably about time to share what I am doing there. The goal of the first year here at UAL (University of the Arts London) is the so-called Registration, a formality that all […]

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Vernacular Lettering

Back in 2005 I was living in the southeast of Spain, in the city of Valencia. I was studying an MA on Graphic Design where I met people as interested as me in typography. In no time my three colleagues –Rubén Arnal, Ainhoa Fernández and Ricardo Peña– and I were deciding to publish a new […]

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Side Note: Reasons to love London

Sometimes when I am in Spain people–friends and family mostly–ask me why I do love London, why I keep trying to survive in this city. Many times, honestly, I dont have a proper answer. I dont think there is only one response to this, but many little reasons, and they are hidden in the streets […]