Fernando Caro is a Brazilian type designer, researcher and teacher who is currently living in Nancy, France, while concluding his post-master’s research at ANRT. After graduating in Brazil, he worked in newspapers, magazines and design studios before focusing on type design. In 2011, he joined Dalton Maag where he worked on various projects for over ten years. He worked on large multi-script projects for clients, such as Nokia and Airbnb, where he developed an interest in the specifics of the design of each writing system. ForAfter this he joined the ANRT research programme, where he took on the challenge of developing a typeface for Dives Akuru, an extinct Maldivian script that is very obscure little known, despite its long existence. In addition to the research, he teaches undergraduate and graduate design students at Ensad (Nancy, France).