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Latin Calligraphic Happening

The beauty of calligraphy when accompanied by appropriate music can be a spectacle to enjoy. Over the course of an hour, César Puertas will do a calligraphic demonstration with different tools, colors, and techniques. Who said typographers don’t know how to have fun?

 // La belleza de la caligrafía cuando se acompaña de música adecuada puede ser un espectáculo para disfrutar. En el transcurso de una hora, César Puertas realizará una demostración caligráfica con diferentes herramientas, colores y técnicas. ¿Quién dijo que los tipógrafos no saben divertirse?

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Cesar Puertas
Speaker

César Puertas

Associate professor Universidad Nacional de Colombia

César Puertas is a graphic designer from Universidad Nacional de Colombia (1999) and a typeface designer from the Royal Academy of Arts (KABK) in The Hague (2009). He has been an organizer and judge of the Latin American typography biennials Letras Latinas in 2006 and Tipos Latinos in 2008 and 2010. Puertas is an associate professor and lecturer of type design and calligraphy at Universidad Nacional de Colombia and a type designer at his studio, Typograma. His work has been honored by the Type Directors Club, Tipos Latinos, and Proyecto Diseño. Puertas’ typefaces are distributed by Adobe, Bold Monday, and Monotype.