Fernando Mello is a Brazilian type designer holding a MATD from the University of Reading (2007) and the diplomas Expert Class Type Design (2013) and Type@Cooper Condensed (2014). He was a type designer at Fontsmith and Monotype in London for about 12 years, and currently runs his own studio Font FM in São Paulo. Fernando’s journey in type started more or less at the same time asin which the Biennial Letras Latinas was born, and he participated in the latest 8 editions either with selected typefaces, as a speaker at their events, or now at the latest 9th edition representing Brazil in the jury. The third edition of the Biennial in 2010 also used his typeface MelloSans as the event’s corporate font.
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